By attending London Health Research Day, you will have the opportunity to participate in the largest annual research-focused activity in Southwestern Ontario. The annual event features groundbreaking work from tomorrow’s leaders in health research, as well as networking opportunities and a keynote presentation from a world-class scientist as part of The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series.
“You have cancer.” Those words are inevitably followed by a wave of strong emotions and a torrent of thoughts. They are also usually followed with the beginnings of a treatment plan and/or next steps by a reassuring physician. In many cases the physician will also discuss the option of participating in a clinical trial as part of their treatment.
Dr. Saman Maleki, a Lawson Health Research Institute research associate at London Health Sciences Centre’s London Regional Cancer Program, was one of two Canadians chosen to participate in the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Sparkathon. The new program, which the SITC launched this year, brings together young investigators to collaboratively explore and solve major issues facing the cancer immunotherapy field.