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Catherine OBrien

Assistant Professor In the Department of Surgery

University Health Network

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University Health Network

190 Elizabeth Street

Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4


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University Health Network consists of Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute for Education at UHN. The scope of research and complexity of cases at U ... more

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Employment History

Assistant Professor

University of Toronto


PM Cancer Centre

Scientist - Cellular and Molecular Biology

Toronto General Hospital


Princess Margaret Cancer Centre


Scientist and PMH Cancer Program Member
Ontario Cancer Institute



Queen's University



medical degree

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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.

Bio Discovery Toronto | News and Events [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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Catherine O'Brien, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Catherine O'Brien, University of Toronto
Catherine O'Brien, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

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Catherine O'Brien and Marcelo Cypel on receiving Early Researcher Awards (ERAs) from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation.

Dr. O'Brien is a PM Scientist, with a research focus in cancer stem cells, colorectal cancer and new anticancer therapies. The ERA will support her research into the identification of new adjuvant therapeutics to be used in combination with cetuximab-a targeted therapeutic that is used to treat colorectal cancer.

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In the new year, with guidance from Dick and Dr. Catherine O'Brien - a surgeon who inspired Kreso to pursue a medical degree - the young scientist will screen about 50 more drugs provided by the Structural Genomics Consortium in the hunt for additional targeted cancer treatments.

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