Congratulations to Dr. Fiana Levitin on being awarded an EIRR21 fellowship!
The WK Lab has raised funds and participated in the Terry Fox Run at Wilket Creek Park for the past two years. This year we are proudly supporting The Terry Fox Foundation in its ongoing work to fund innovative and progressive cancer research programs. Please support our team by joining, or making a donation. Your kindness will ... Read More
MBP Excellence OSOTF scholarship is funded by an endowment created by Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital, the Province of Ontario and the University of Toronto. The awards are in addition to more than $1.4 million won in external competitive scholarships by Medical Biophysics students this year.
Mahbuba Meem joined our lab as our new laboratory technician. Sanjana Chowdhury is a new Masters candidate at the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) at University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Marianne Koritzinsky. Hala Muaddi is a second year medical student that will engage in part-time research under the supervision of Dr. Marianne Koritzinsky as part of the Comprehensive ... Read More
Dr Marianne Koritzinsky will oversee the operation of the Terry Fox Foundation Strategic Initiative for Excellence in Radiation Research for the 21st Century at CIHR (EIRR21) Training Program as the new program co-Director.
Vanessa was supervised by Dr.Marianne Koritzinsky.
Congratulations to Dr. Koritzinsky! The highly competitive grant was awarded to Dr. Koritzinsky for her work entitled “the impact of hypoxia on the maturation of extracellular proteins that regulate tumour metabolism. About the award The purpose of the award to provide outstanding young researchers with support as they develop their career as independent research scientists ... Read More
Dr. Bradly Wouters, Senior Scientist and Director of the Hypoxia and Microenvironment Program at OCI, was awarded the Klaas Breur Gold Medal Award from the European Society for Therapeutic Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). The Klaas Breur Award was given in recognition of Dr. Wouters major scientific contributions to the field of radiotherapy and is the ... Read More
Twan van den Beucken, Michael G. Magagnin, Barry Jutten, Renaud Seigneuric, Philippe Lambin, Marianne Koritzinsky and Bradly G. Wouters , 28 June 2011 Abstract Background and purpose Hypoxia is a common feature of solid tumors that is associated with an aggressive phenotype, resistance to therapy and poor prognosis. Major contributors to these adverse effects are the transcriptional program activated by the HIF family of transcription factors as well as the translational response mediated ... Read More
Vanessa E. Zannella, Dan Cojocari, Susan Hilgendorf, Ravi N. Vellanki, Stephen Chung, Bradly G. Wouters and Marianne Koritzinsky Volume 99, Issue 3 , Pages 293-299, June 2011 Abstract Background and purpose AMPK is a metabolic sensor and an upstream inhibitor of mTOR activity. AMPK is phosphorylated by ionizing radiation (IR) in an ATM dependent manner, but the cellular consequences of this phosphorylation event ... Read More