McMaster University

McMaster University

Student Research Day Awards 2009

Oral Presentations

Basic Science

First Place - Toran Sanli, Ph.D. Student, Oncology
"Activators of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) enhance radiation responses in lung cancer cells"

Runner Up - Isabella Mak, Graduate Student, Research/Surgery
"Upregulation of MMP-13 via Runx2 in the stromal cell of giant cell tumour of bone"

Clinical Research

First Place - Diana Glennie, Masters Student, Medical Physics
"Patient specific integrating spheres for the improvement of dosimetry in skin PDT"

Runner Up - Jennifer Goy, Undergraduate Student (MD), Medical Program
"Insulin resistance and breast cancer; a systematic review of biomarker evidence"


Poster Presentations

Basic Science

First Place - Jian Ping Lu, Ph.D. Student, Research/Surgery
"Androgens induce oxidative stress and radiation resistance in prostate cancer cells through NADPH oxidase"

Clinical Research

First Place - Sara Rask, Resident PGY-5, Radiation Oncology
"Generalizability of toxicity data from oncology clinical trials to clinical practice: Toxicity of irinotecan-based regimens in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer"


Clinical Teaching Awards

Dr. Hal Hirte, Medical Oncology

Dr. Gordon Okawara, Radiation Oncology


Recognition Awards

Dr. Ian Dayes
Contributions as Postgraduate Program Director, Radiation Oncology

Dr. Bindi Dhesy-Thind
Contributions as Postgraduate Program Director, Medical Oncology



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