CancerCare Manitoba's Research Institute

CancerCare Manitoba's Research Institute is dedicated to basic and translational research in biology and its relation to health, with a primary emphasis on cancer and related diseases. Our Senior Scientists study such challenging problems as the molecular origins of cancer, the role of signal transduction pathways in regulating cell proliferation, cell death, gene expression and platelet function, discovery of biomarkers, mechanisms of cell death, and the biochemical action of chemotherapeutics.

Our mission is through an interdisciplinary program of research and training in the basic and clinical sciences gain a better understanding of the nature of cancer and blood disorders.

Although not a degree-granting institution, the Institute plays a major role in training scientists, whether graduate or postgraduate students, medical trainees and investigators who come from around the world to work with our staff.
Degrees are granted through The University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Medicine, Departments of:
Biochemistry and Medical Genetics,
Human Anatomy and Cell Science
Immunology,
Pathology,
Pharmacology,
Physiology and
Medical Microbiology.

Information on training programs can be obtained from our office and the Dean of Graduate Studies.