St. Anne’s pupils tickled pink to donate for breast cancer research

The pupils at St. Anne’s French Immersion School doubled their contribution to the Carl & Gloria Morgan Scholarship in Breast Cancer Research this year. With pennies, nickels, and dimes raised in all sorts of projects, the children collected $3,131.70 and donated it to the University of Windsor at an assembly last Friday afternoon. Nancy Parker, […]

U of W cancer research bolstered: Seeds4Hope funds local scientists

The University of Windsor will be host to unique cancer research thanks to $250,000 in grants from the Windsor and Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation. Four research projects have been awarded the first startup grants from Seeds4Hope, a new program that supports innovative local cancer research with help from community donations. The projects, involving 13 […]

U of W professor very visible in the community she serves

Cancer never sleeps, and neither it seems does Dr. Lisa Porter. The University of Windsor has many jewels, and Dr. Porter who has been a professor here since 2004, is certainly one of them. The biology professor at the institute’s Department of Biological Sciences, and cancer researcher, was recently awarded a $750,000 grant from the […]

Researcher of the month, October 2009 – Dr. Lisa Porter

When the right pieces come together you can see a more complete picture. And in the case of cancer research, it’s a picture which provides hope in the fight against the many diseases that are cancer. Dr. Lisa Porter is one of hundreds of Canadian Cancer Society-funded researchers who are trying to find those puzzle […]

Earlier news articles

Being Influential: UWindsor prof awarded $750,000 for breast cancer research “Hope for a cure.” The Windsor Star, May 7, 2009 “U of W Prof Awarded Grant for Breast Cancer Research” The Windsor Star, May 6, 2009 “Cancer Researchers attend Relay for Life” Canadian Cancer Society’s “The Daffodil” – Southwestern Edition, Summer/Fall 2008 Reception recognizes excellence […]