TRAVEL AWARDS

Name: Jianjun Ren

Award: Travel Scholarship

Abstract/Poster Title: The Association Between HPV and Prognosis of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in the Head and Neck Region: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

Conference: Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology (ACPE)

Date & location: Oct 27-29 2018, Xi'an, China

Name: Lawson Eng

Award: ESMO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Cancer care-related social media (SM) and internet usage differences between adolescents and young adults (AYA), adults and elderly patients with cancer

Conference: European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). European Cancer Conference (ECC) 2018

Date & location: Oct 19-23, 2018, Munich, Germany

Name: Sophia Liu

Award: MACK Foundation Bursary for Undergraduate Medical Students (University of Toronto)

Abstract/Poster Title: Impact of immigration status on lifestyle behaviours and perceptions in cancer survivors

Conference: 2018 ASCO Survivorship Meeting

Date & location: February 16-17, 2018, Orlando, FL

Name: Lawson Eng

Award: ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Cancer patient attitudes and preferences towards smoking status assessment

Conference: 2018 ASCO Survivorship Meeting

Date & location: February 16-17, 2018, Orlando, FL

Name: Daniel Shepshelovich

Award: Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: The Association of FCGR2A and FCGR3A polymorphisms with outcomes in cetuximab treated metastatic colorectal cancer patients: CCTG and AGITG CO.20 trial analysis

Conference: ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Date & location: January 18-20, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Name: Lawson Eng

Award: Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Cancer patients' awareness of the harms of continued smoking

Conference: ASCO Survivorship Symposium

Date & location: Jan 27-28, 2017, San Diego, CA

Name: Lawson Eng
Award: ASCO Merit Award
Abstract/Poster Title: Elimination of Second-Hand Smoke (SHS) Exposure After A Lung or Head and Neck (HN) Cancer Diagnosis and Subsequent Patient Smoking Cessation
Conference: ASCO Survivorship Symposium 2016
Date & location: Jan 15-16, 2016, San Francisco, CA

Name: Zahra Merali
Award: RCSI Undergraduate Research Travel Award
Abstract/Poster Title: Barriers to using computer-assisted technology (CAT) in patient reported outcome symptom surveys for routine supportive care
Conference: European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). European Cancer Conference (ECC) 2015
Date & location: Sept 25-29, 2015, Vienna, Austria

Name: Lawson Eng
Award: ASCO Merit Award
Abstract/Poster Title: Cancer patients’ attitudes, knowledge, and preferences for smoking cessation (SC).
Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2015
Date & location: May 29 - June 2, 2015, Chicago, Il

Name: Hiten Naik
Award: ASCO Merit Award
Abstract/Oral presentation: Stage specific health utility index scores of Canadian cancer patients
Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2015
Date & location: May 29 - June 2, 2015, Chicago, Il

 

Name: Erin Stewart

Award: School of Graduate Studies Conference Grant

Abstract/Poster Title: Development of resistance models to tyrosine kianse inhibitors (TKIs) in patient-derived xenograft models (PDXs) of lung adenocarcinoma with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations.

Conference: European Lung Cancer Conference 2015

Date & location: April 15-18, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Name: Hiten Naik

Award: ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Oral presentation: Canadian cancer site-specific health utility values: Creating the basis for measuring value and costs of therpy.

Conference: ASCO Quality Care Sympossium 2014

Date & location: October 17-18, 2014 Boston, MA

 

Name: Lawson Eng

Award: ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Social and perceptual influences on alcohol consumption in cancer survivors.

Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2014

Date & location: May 30-June 3, 2014, Chicago, IL

 

Name: Erin Stewart

Award: MBP 50th Annversary Travel Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Modeling mechanisms of resistance of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations to targeted drugs through patient derived xenografts (PDX) of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Conference: AACR Annual Meeting

Date & location: April 4th-9th, San Diego, CA

 

Name: Erin Stewart

Award: TFRI Trainee Travel Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Characterization of patient-derived primary NSCLC xenograft models as tools to study treatments of EGFR-mutant patients.

Conference: Terry Fox Research Institute 5th Annual Scientific Meeting

Date & location: May 8th-10th, Montreal, QC

 

Name: Dr. Eric Morgen

Award: ASCO GI Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Genomic determinants of prognosis in esophageal adenocarcinoma: Using computational methods to account for gene-gene interactions

Conference: ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Date & location: January 16-18, 2014, San Francisco, CA

 

Name: Dr. Kit Man Wong

Award: Canadian Cancer Society Travel Award

Abstract/Poster Title: The impact of body mass index on survival in stage 3 and 4 lung cancer.

Conference: : IASLC, 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer

Date & location: Oct 27-30, 2013, Sydney, Australia

 

Name: Dr. Kit Man Wong

Award: Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: The impact of body mass index on survival in stage 3 and 4 lung cancer.

Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2013

Date & location: June 1-3, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Name: Lawson Eng

Award: ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: The role of social exposure to smoking on smoking cessation in adult cancer survivors.

Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2013

Date & location: June 1-3, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Name: Dr. Sinead Cuffe

Award: ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Effect of BRM promoter variants on survival outcomes of stage III-IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.

Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2013

Date & location: June 1-3, 2013, Chicago, IL

 

Name: Dr. Qi Wang

Award: ORT Travel Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Resistance to bleomycin in seven human cancer cell lines is characterized by enhanced DNA repair ability and loss of G2/M arrest and apoptosis

Conference: AACR Annual Meeting 2013

Date & location: April 6-10, 2013, Washington, DC

 

Name: Dr. Olusola Faluyi

Award: 2013 ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: MicroRNA polymorphisms and esophageal cancer outcome

Conference: 2013 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Date & location: January 24-26, 2013, San Francisco, California

 

Name: Dr. Petra Martin

Award: 2012 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Use of iPad technology to determine cancer patient- reported preferences for and understanding of pharmacogenetic testing (PGT).

Conference: ASCO Quality Care Symposium

Date & location: November 30 – December 1, 2012, San Diego, California

 

Name: Dr. Sinead Cuffe

Award: 2012 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Cancer patients’ and physicians’ preferences for decision making regarding pharmacogenomic testing (PGT).

Conference: ASCO Quality Care Symposium

Date & location: November 30 – December 1, 2012, San Diego, California

 

Name: Osvaldo Espin-Garcia

Award: Genetic Analysis Workshop (GAW) 18 Student Travel Award

Award: University of Toronto McLaughlin Centre Training Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Genetic Association Analysis for Common Variants in the GAW18 Data: a Drichlet Regression Approach

Conference: Genetic Analysis Workshop (GAW) 18

Date & location: October 14 – 17, 2012, Stevenson, WA

 

Name: Xiaowei Shen

Award: Genetic Analysis Workshop (GAW) 18 Student Travel Award

Award: University of Toronto McLaughlin Centre Training Award

Abstract/Poster Title: Gene-based haplotype approach for association analysis on hypertension

Conference: Genetic Analysis Workshop (GAW) 18

Date & location: October 14 – 17, 2012, Stevenson, WA

 

Name: Lawson Eng

Award: 28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology& Therapeutic Risk Management Travel Award

Oral Presentation Title: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Pathway Polymorphisms and Esophageal Cancer Outcome

Conference: 28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management

Date & location:  August 23-26, 2012, Barcelona, Spain

 

Name: Dr. Kitman Wong

Award: American Society for Clinical Oncology Merit Award

Abstract/Poster Title: The effect of two BRM promoter variants on the risk of Stage I/II upper aerodigestive tract cancers

Conference: ASCO Annual Meeting 2012

Date & location: June 1-5, 2012, Chicago,Illinois

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