2012 Movember Clinician Scientist










Prostate Cancer Canada would like to recognize the Movember Foundation as a key funder of this program.
Prostate Cancer Canada is pleased to announce the awarding of 2 Movember Clinician Scientist Awards. 

In order to decide which research projects should receive funding, each application is thoroughly reviewed by at least two cancer experts. These experts make recommendations to PCC regarding which research projects to fund. This process is called 'peer review'. The peer review process ensures that only the most meritorious research is supported. This year's successful research projects explore many different areas of prostate cancer including novel treatment therapies and the development of new tools to help better predict disease progression. 


Movember Clinician Scientist Awards

Investigator Host Institution Project Title Total Award   Award Period        
Peter Black University of British Columbia Circulating tumour cells in prostate cancer: the metastatic window $300,000  July 1, 2012- June 30, 2014
Girish Kulkarni Princess Margaret Hospital        Biopsy avoidance in patients at risk for prostate cancer and in patients with low risk prostate cancer: developing tools for personalized medicine $300,000 July 1, 2012 -
June 30, 2014









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