Category Archives: Events

MarParland, Sonya PhD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) and Immunology, University of Toronto Assistant Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) Profile

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Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate, Dr. Shimon Sakaguchi

This year, Immunologist Shimon Sakaguchi has won the Canada Gairdner International Award for his discovery of regulatory T cells, characterization of their role in immunity and application to the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer. http://www.gairdner.org/content/shimon-sakaguchi Dr. Sakaguchi will present his … finish reading Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate, Dr. Shimon Sakaguchi

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Panel Discussion in Human Immunology

Speaker: Dr. Daniel Cua, Merck Title TBA Medical Sciences Building – Room 7231

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Tobias R. Kollmann, MD, PhD

Toronto Human Immunology Network presents: Panel Discussions in Human Immunology with Tobias R. Kollman, MD, PhD Senior Clinician Scientist, CFRI Associate Professor Pediatric Infectious & Immunological Diseases BC Children’s Hospital & University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC Topic:  “Protecting Newborns … finish reading Tobias R. Kollmann, MD, PhD

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Dr. Linda C. Burkly, PhD

Toronto Human Immunology Network presents: Panel Discussions in Human Immunology with Dr. Linda C. Burkly, PhD Distinguished Investigator Biogen Idec, Inc. Cambridge, MA Topic: “Science and Drugs for Human Disease: Discovery and Translation.” Monday, March 30, 2015 Room 7231, MSB … finish reading Dr. Linda C. Burkly, PhD

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Dr. Robert Vonderheide

Toronto Human Immunology Network presents: Panel Discussions in Human Immunology with Dr. Robert Vonderheide, MD, DPhil University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Topic:  “Who responds to immune therapy and how can we extend its reach?” Monday, April 13, 2015 Room 7231, … finish reading Dr. Robert Vonderheide

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Immune check point blockade and anti-TNF therapy for Arthritis, recognized by this years Gairdner awards.

The Toronto Human Immunology Network congratulates Immunologists Drs. Jim Allison, Ravinder Maini and Sir Marc Feldman for receiving the Prestigious Gairdner International awards for their important contributions to immunotherapy of human disease. Please see  http://www.gairdner.org/content/national-program for the list of events … finish reading Immune check point blockade and anti-TNF therapy for Arthritis, recognized by this years Gairdner awards.

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Toronto Human Immunology Network Symposium 2014:

Toronto Human Immunology Network Presents:   Human Immunophenotyping in Health and Disease Friday May 16, 1-5pm, Room 2172 Medical Sciences building University of Toronto     1:00       Welcome: Tania Watts, Toronto Human Immunology network Co-chairs:  Cynthia Guidos and Katherine Siminovitch … finish reading Toronto Human Immunology Network Symposium 2014:

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FOCIS advanced course in basic and clinical immunology

University of Toronto Human Immunology Network- FOCIS advanced course in basic and clinical immunology Feb 23-27, 2014 – trainee travel competition: deadline Nov. 1, 2013

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Megan Levings, PhD

Toronto Human Immunology Network presents: Panel Discussions in Human Immunology with Dr. Megan Levings Associate Professor Department of Surgery University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC http://www.cfri.ca/levingslab/ (Host:  Dr. Jayne Danska) Topic: “Human Immunology: the challenge of moving beyond descriptive studies.” … finish reading Megan Levings, PhD

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