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Queen's researchers receive over $1.9M from Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation


Eight research projects and fellowships at Queen’s recently received $1,972,329 in funding from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The projects are improving knowledge about prevention, enhancing screening for earlier detection, improving breast cancer diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, and developing interventions to improve patient quality of life.

The Queen’s recipients are: Christopher Mueller (Biochemistry) $753,385 for 2 projects over 3 years, Andrew Craig (Biochemistry) $439,780 over 3 years, Xiaolong Yang (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) $391,164 over 3 year, Matthew Parkinson (Epidemiology) $143,000 over 2 years, Crista Thompon (Doctoral Fellow) $112,500 over 3 years, Wai-chi Ho (Cancer Research Institute) $95,000 over 2 years, and Jinghui Hu (Doctoral Fellow) $37,500 over 1 year.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Region has invested nearly $60 million in breast cancer research projects, fellowships, and community-based research since the year 2000. For more information visit www.cbcf.org.

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