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CINO Grants
 

2014 Grants

Principal investigators and their projects

  • Leung, Eric & Cunningham, Charles & Milosevic, Michael
    Hyperpolarized 13C MR imaging of lactate in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer for treatment with definitive chemo-radiation therapy
  • Haider, Masoom
    Design and evaluation of computational diffusion MR imaging techniques for prostate cancer diagnosis
  • Goldhawk, Donna & Koropatnick, Jim
    MagA reporter gene expression for molecular imaging of cancer cell activity with MRIK
  • Noseworthy, Michael & Wong, Raimond & Lemus, Olga
    Prospective MRI study of chemotherapy-related cognitive dysfunction
  • Poon, Ian
    Defining a personalized hypoxic radiation target through the correlation of functional F18-FAZA PET imaging to a pimonidazole-stained 3D whole mounted histological specimen
  • Yang, Victor & Barnes, Toni
    Multi-modality optical imaging verification of radiotherapy or photodynamic therapy treated non-melanoma skin cancer lesions: Feasibility of combined optical coherence tomography, fluorescence imaging, and structured light optical tracking
  • Yartsev, Slav
    The role of image guidance in liver cancer patients outcomes: a multi-centre feasibility study​

2013 Grants

Principal investigators and their projects

  • DaCosta, Ralph S
    Preclinical proof-of-concept of portable intraoperative fluorescence imaging for real-time margin assessment and guidance during sarcoma surgery​
  • Bartha, Robert
    In-vivo Mapping of Intra- and Extracellular pH in solid Tumours
  • Matsuura, Naomi
    Differential radiotherapy of breast cancer using targeted biocompatible nanoscale x-ray contrast agents
  • Gaede, Stewart
    Evaluation of PET/MR imaging for radiotherapy of thoracic tumours influenced by respiratory motion
  • Ravi, Ananth
    Development and Evaluation of a Surgical Margin Evaluation Tool (SMET)
  • Yeung, Ivan
    A novel phantom for dynamic PET hypoxia imaging​

2011 Grants

Sixteen applications were received in the 2011 CINO Grants Competition.  The peer review process resulted in six applications awarded with a total financial support of $421,000 over two years. 

Principal investigators and their projects

  • Czarnota, Gregory et al., Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Combined ultrasound and optical methods for personalizing care in locally advanced breast cancer
  • DaCosta, Ralph et al., Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health network
    Generation of De Novo molecular targets for optical imaging-guided surgical interventions in breast cancer
  • Lacefield, James et al., University of Western Ontario
    Improving the accuracy of power Doppler ultrasound for quantifying anti-angiogenic treatment responses
  • Scholl, Timothy et al., Robarts Research Institute
    Molecular imaging with hyperpolarized 13C-enriched pyruvate to quantify therapeutic response for Glioblastoma in a rat model of cancer
  • Ward, Aaron et al., University of Western Ontario
    Evaluation of 18F-choline PET/CT imaging for prostate biopsy guidance using digital pathology-based 3D prostate cancer maps and 3D TRUS-targeted biopsy
  • Yang, Victor et al., Ryerson University
    Network support for biophotonics summer school on optical coherence tomography

2009 Grants

Ten applications were received in the second CINO Grants Competition. The peer review process resulted in 5 applications awarded with total financial support of $440,912 over two years.

Principal investigators and their projects

  • Adronov, Alex et al., McMaster University
    Targeted dendrimer-based radioimaging agents 
  • Caldwell, Curtis et al., Odette Cancer Centre
    Automated definition of radiotherapy targets using combined molecular and anatomic imaging
  • Haider, Masoom et al., Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Value of multispectral 3T MRI in active surveillance of prostate cancer
  • Santyr, Giles et al., University of Western Ontario
    Hyperpolarized 13C and 129Xe magnetic resonance imaging and dynamic spectroscopy of radiation-induced lung injury in rats.
  • Yang, Victor et al., Ryerson University
    Biophotonic summer school on optical coherence tomography

2007 Grants

Twenty-two applications were submitted in the first CINO Grants Competition, with a funding request of approximately $1.5 M per year. After peer-review, seven grants were awarded with financial support of $450,000 per year for two years.

Principal investigators and their projects

  • Czarnota G et al., Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
    Assessing Tumour Responses to Radiation: Role of the Vasculature Examined Longitudinally Using High-Frequency Ultrasound
  • Fraser J et al., Queen’s University, Kingston
    High contrast, large field of view optical coherence tomography
  • Luyt L et al., London Regional Cancer Program, London
    Radiolabelled peptide mimics of hyaluronan as molecular imaging probes targeting highly tumorigenic cancer cells
  • Peters T et al., Robarts Research Institute, London
    New integrated imaging approaches for use in the surgical treatment of cancer
  • Prato F et al., Lawson Health Research Institute, London
    Non-invasive Molecular Imaging of Cancer Growth and Metastasis Using MRI and a Novel Reporter Gene
  • Reznik A et al., Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
    A Novel High Gain Detector for Breast Cancer Dedicated PET Imager
  • Valliant J et al., McMaster University, Hamilton
    Development and Evaluation of Targeted Probes for Breast Cancer Detection
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