Medical Biophysics

Dr. Aaron Schimmer on CBC's Metro Morning

Sep 10, 2019

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MBP researcher Dr. Aaron Schimmer recently appeared on CBC radio's Metro Morning show to discuss how precision medicine is helping more people survive blood cancer.

Aside from being an MBP faculty member, Dr. Schimmer is also a Staff Physician and Senior Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network. He is the interim Associate Director of the Research at the Princess Margaret, an executive member of the Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, and the co-leader of OICR’s Acute Leukemia Translational Research Initiative.

The Schimmer lab is focused in on developing new therapeutic strategies for leukemia with a focus on targeting dysregulated mitochondrial pathways in leukemic stem cells.

Listen to the interview here.