The 2019 Seeds 4 Hope Recipients received at total of $200,000 for the following research projects.
Dr. Ming Pan
Dr. Pan will be using artificial intelligence to create a program that will be able to automatically contour tumors on CT scans with the hope of improving patient care and shortening wait times.
Dr. Munir Rahim
Dr. Rahim will be seeking to understand and characterize a subset of immune cells that help against virus infections in bone marrow transplants for leukemia patients with the hope of improving patient care and recovery of bone marrow transplants
Dr. Simon Rondeau-Gagne
Dr. Rondeau-Gagne will be developing nanomaterials which aim to deliver electric fields directly to inoperable GBM tumors in hopes that it will increase the accuracy and efficiency of treatment
Dr. Indryas Woldie
Dr. Woldie’s work will determine the efficacy of a promising new therapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma with the aim that this cutting edge treatment may bring new hope to patients in Windsor-Essex
Dr. Debbie Kane
Dr. Kane is aiming to increase knowledge of cancer survivors’ experiences with staying in the workforce, or returning to work and identifying best practices for cancer survivors, health care practitioners and employers with hopes of promoting cancer survivors successful return to work
Congratulations and good luck to all of this year’s recipients!