The Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Research Rounds is coming back on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 12 – 1 PM. We have a roster of exciting speakers who will be sharing their research at our Research Rounds during Fall 2021!  

The GCI’s Research Rounds features researchers who are working to accelerate transformative research on the prevention, treatment, and survivorship of gynecologic cancers, with a long-term goal of reducing the impact of these diseases by 50% by 2034. The research rounds provide a forum for these researchers, trainees, and staff to learn about the various gynecologic cancer research projects happening throughout British Columbia.  

 Fall 2021 Speaker Schedule  

October 1, 2021 – Dr. Yvette Drew: Targeting the DNA damage response in gynaecological cancers beyond PARP inhibitors. 

October 15, 2021 – Dr. Brad Nelson: Deciphering and re-engineering the immune response to gynecological cancers 

October 29, 2021 – Dr. Janice Kwon: Genetic testing initiatives in ovarian cancer 

November 26, 2021 – Dr. Unjali Malhotra: Cultural safety in reproductive health and being an ally 

December 10, 2021 – Dr. Lynn Hoang: Vulvar cancer – More than meets the eye