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Dr. Catherine O'Brien

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Phone: (416) ***-****x****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Ontario , Canada
Ontario Cancer Institute
610 University Avenue
Toronto , Ontario M5G 2M9

Company Description: All about the Biomolecular NMR Group (Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith & Dr. Mitsu Ikura) at the Ontario Cancer Institute

Employment History


  • MD
    Queen's University
  • PhD
14 Total References
Web References
O'Brien, C., 4 Mar 2014 [cached]
Dr. Catherine O'Brien
Division of General Surgery
Dr. Catherine O'Brien Assistant Professor Department of Surgery
Catherine O'Brien is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at University Health Network and a Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute. She obtained her MD from Queen's University and completed a General Surgery residency at the University of Western Ontario. Dr.O'Brien subsequently went on to complete a fellowship in surgical oncology at University of Toronto, specializing in gastrointestinal malignancies. During her fellowship she also completed a PhD at the University of Toronto studying cancer stem cells in colorectal cancer. The focus of Dr.O'Brien's lab is to identify the molecular pathways responsible for driving tumour growth in colorectal cancer.
December 2010 Net Results EXPRESS, 1 Dec 2010 [cached]
Dr. Catherine O'Brien Dr. Catherine O'Brien joined the Ontario Cancer Institute as a Scientist and PMH Cancer Program Member. Catherine came to UHN following a surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Toronto and doctoral studies on cancer stem cells in colon cancer under the supervision of Drs.
Net Results EXPRESS June 2012, 1 June 2012 [cached]
A recent study from OCI Scientist Dr. Catherine O'Brien, Senior Scientist Dr. John Dick and trainee Dr. Antonija Kreso has identified specific factors that control this self-renewal ability in colon cancer-initiating cells (CC-ICs).
Commenting on potential uses of these new therapies, Dr. O'Brien says, "Combining CC-IC therapies with conventional cancer therapies could increase beneficial effects and lower the likelihood of a recurring resistant tumour."
Catherine O'Brien, Assistant ... [cached]
Catherine O'Brien, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Catherine O'Brien, University of Toronto
Catherine O'Brien, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Bio Discovery Toronto | News and Events, 18 June 2005 [cached]
In the new work on colon cancer, Dr. Dick and lead author Catherine O'Brien, a surgeon with Toronto's University Health Network, studied cells from the freshly removed colon tumours of 17 patients.
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