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Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowships


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The annual Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship awards provide Cedars Cancer Foundation a way of supporting both basic and clinical research in oncology at the MUHC. Each winner was granted $20,000 for their research in oncology at the MUHC. Cedars Cancer Foundation provides these awards annually to deserving young scientists working in the area of basic or clinical research of oncology at the McGill University Health Centre. The Dr. Henry R. Shibata Cedars Fellowship Award is one of many ways in which Cedars has been involved in improving the care and treatment of patient battling Cancer. 

Meritorious health professionals in oncology who have not obtained funds from granting agencies or other sources are invited to apply.


The Henry R. Shibata Fellowship winners for 2019 are:

Dr. Arielle Elkrief: 
Research focused on molecular driven cancer treatments and immuno-oncology for patients with sarcoma.
Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship
Dr. Diogo Bessa de Medeiros:
Research in quality of life initiatives pertaining to the McGill DOvEE program.
Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship
Dr. Julia Burnier:
Research pertaining to the development of a ‘liquid’ biopsy for uveal melanoma.
Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship
Dr. Tenzin Gayden 
CCMG training in molecular genetics (testing for rare diseases and cancer diagnosis).
Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship
Dr. Kedar Mate
Research on developing a Sarcoma-Specific Preference-Based Outcome Index and a Patient-Experience Index that will be contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the treatment of Soft Tissue sarcomas. 
Kate McGarrigle Sarcoma Fellowship
Ms. Joanne Lapointe, RN
Nurse practitioner specializing in sarcoma treatment.
Kate McGarrigle Sarcoma Fellowship
Dr. Stephanie Mourad
Research in development, implementation, regulation and analysis of leukemia/lymphoma clinical trials.
Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship
Dr. Jordan Stosky
Research into the treatment of soft tissue tumors.
Dr. Henry R. Shibata Fellowship

Each winner was granted between $5,000 and $20,000 for their research in oncology at the MUHC.

Cedars thanks the medical professionals of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) for their dedication and commitment.
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