September 21 , 2011



Escarpment Cancer Research Institute established


Distinguished team of researchers to be introduced


Hamilton, Ont. September 21, 2011A team of 16 cancer researchers have joined forces to form the Escarpment Cancer Research Institute. They represent a wide range of expertise and, included among them, are some of the most distinguished cancer researchers in Canada.


They will be introduced at an inaugural event and available for interviews:

When: Thursday, September 22, 2011 – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Where: Juravinski Cancer Centre, Atrium Café


Who: Founding Scientific Director, Dr. Mark Levine with:


  • Dr. Andrew Arnold
  • Professor Jim Julian
  • Dr. Anita Bane
  • Dr. Peter Kavsak
  • Dr. Melissa Brouwers
  • Dr. Gregory Pond
  • Dr. Denise Bryant-Lukosius
  • Dr. Hsien Seow
  • Dr. Laurie Elit
  • Dr. Marko Simunovic
  • Dr. Hal Hirte
  • Dr. Jonathan Sussman
  • Dr. Sebastien Hotte
  • Dr. Timothy Whelan
  • Dr. Rosalyn Juergens


For more information contact:


Veronica McGuire
Media Relations
Faculty of Health Sciences
McMaster University
905-525-9140, ext. 22169


Heather Pullen
Public Relations & Communications
Hamilton Health Sciences
Telephone: (905) 521-2100, ext. 75387
Pager: (905) 521-5030