Entries by Rebecca Mercer

CCS Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research – Inclusive Excellence Prize nominations open until June 15, 2022

The Canadian Cancer Society has recognized individuals who have made, and are making, valuable contributions to the cancer research ecosystem in Canada since 1993 through our Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research. Several months ago, they launched the 2021 call for nominations for the six prizes offered by CCS, and (more…)

CCS Accelerator Grants

View the full funding opportunity here. The overarching goal of this funding program is to accelerate the application of high-quality evidence that is meaningful to people affected by cancer in the near term (i.e. 2-5 years). Through the Accelerator Grants, CCS will support research that addresses one of the following: (more…)

TFRI – Chief Data Officer

View this posting on the TFRI website by clicking here The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI), named for Canadian icon Terry Fox, is built on Terry’s dream to end cancer through research. Established in 2007, TFRI invests in world-class, collaborative cancer research teams and partnerships. Together with its research and (more…)

Senior Manager – Research Programs

For full detail and instructions how to apply, click here JOB OVERVIEW Reporting to the Director, Research Operations, the Senior Manager, Research Programs provides senior-level support in strategic planning and management of the Canadian Cancer Society’s (CCS) research programs. Key responsibilities are grouped according to the following categories: Management of (more…)

Senior Research Fellow/Associate Professor HTA role: The University of Melbourne

Job no: 0054026 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time;  Fixed-term for 3 years Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Salary ($AUD): Level C – $131,739 – $151,900/Level D – $158,624 – $174,754 p.a. plus 17% super For full details or to apply online click here About the (more…)

CADTH Call For Nominations

CADTH is seeking nominations for its expert and advisory committees. They are currently accepting applications from individuals with significant expertise in the Canadian health care system who are interested in helping support health care decision-makers in making informed choices about health technologies. In total, CADTH is seeking 16 new members (more…)

New Publication: Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Pertuzumab and Trastuzumab Plus Chemotherapy vs Trastuzumab Plus Chemotherapy for Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer

We are happy to announce that CanREValue’s latest publication, Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Pertuzumab and Trastuzumab Plus Chemotherapy vs Trastuzumab Plus Chemotherapy for Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer, has been accepted for publication in JAMA Network Open. Download a copy of this paper. Abstract IMPORTANCE: To date, limited studies (more…)