He completed his medical degree and Obstetrics & Gynaecology residency at the University of Western Ontario, a fellowship in Gynaecologic Oncology at the University of Toronto and McMaster University, and a research fellowship in the Department of Systems Biology at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Centre. He runs his research program through OvCaRe and has funding through private donations and his medical corporation to support his laboratory staff. He is Co-Investigator on a recent grant award from the Cancer Research Society with Dr. Cheng-Han Lee, and has done contract research for investigational drug testing. His laboratory has been supported as well by research funds from Dr. Dianne Miller and the Division of Gyn Oncology, the BC Cancer Agency, the Carraresi Foundation OvCaRe Research Grant, and VGH and UBC Hospital Foundations. Mark regularly supervises PhD and MSc candidates and is a member of the department’s Research Advisory Committee.
Monday Aug. 29 - 08:00pm - 09:00pm (60 min)
Dr. Zigras is a Gynecologic Oncologist at Credit Valley Hospital, Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. She completed her residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then completed a fellowship at the University of Toronto in Gynecologic Oncology. During her fellowship program she completed a Master of Science in clinical epidemiology through the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Her interest lies in pre-invasive and invasive lesions of the vulva, cervix and ovary and genetics. She also has a strong interest in Medical Education and Surgical Education.
Monday Aug. 29 - 07:00pm - 08:00pm (60 min)