Organization: Terry Fox Foundation

Terry Fox funding supports two research projects

The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) is investing $13.4 million in two established research teams focused on oncolytic viruses and leukemia. The funding flows through TFRI’s New Frontiers Program Project Grants, the Terry Fox Foundation‘s flagship program. An Ottawa-based team led by Dr John Bell, a senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, will…

Cancer research garners $254 million in funding

Peer-reviewed cancer research received $254 million in direct support in 2005, according to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA). The investment is the total from 19 of Canada’s major cancer research funding organizations. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research is the single largest funder, accounting for 45% of the total. The…

Cancer research team receives Terry Fox award

The Terry Fox Foundation has awarded $6.3 million to a group of seven research teams developing and testing oncolytic viruses such as cancer therapeutics. Led by Dr John Bell, senior scientist at the Ottawa Health Research Institute, the research teams include scientists from Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax and Calgary. The grant was made through a competitive…