November 2016

Welcome to The ORT Times

UHN Research The UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) Times is a monthly e-newsletter for UHN trainees that features articles about trainee life, tips on career development, and research training opportunities within and outside of UHN. For additional info and past issues of The ORT Times, go to

Highlights from the November Issue:

Linda Penn, PhD
Director, UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT)
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Dynamic Duo of Leukemia
Erlotinib and ethacridine team up to stop cancer cell growth.
Badges of Honour
To combat hospital-acquired infections, TRI added a wearable tech weapon to their arsenal.
Alumni Feature
Where are they today?
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Multidisciplinary Cancer Care
Bridging the gap between psychosocial research and clinical cancer care.
BOLD Imaging
Functional imaging measures changes in blood flow.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

Jan 21


You are invited to attend the fifth annual symposium on the concussion spectrum of disorders hosted by the Canadian Concussion Centre at The Krembil Neuroscience Centre. This event is free for graduate students, post-docs and research fellows.

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Jan 28


The Beyond Sciences Initiative (BSI) is proud to announce the 2nd Annual International Remote Conference: Science and Society taking place on January 28 and 29, 2017. Registration is open.

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Feb 10


Meet leading traumatic brain injury experts and influencers face- to- face at the 2017 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Early bird registration deadline is January 6, 2017.

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*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of the UHN or ORT*

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
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