Cancer can be beaten

Our researchers are uncovering the molecular mechanisms of cancer in order to discover new cures.

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy

Finding new ways to cure cancer

We are a community of researchers, exploring how cancer develops and can be treated more effectively.

The public including patients and families are invited to our Technology, Innovation & Medicine (TIM) bit Talks at the University of Alberta. The events feature a reception, engaging talks and panel discussion.

Our next TIM bit Tuesday will be held in the spring of 2019. You are invited to come hear engaging scientists talk about their research into how cancer develops and can be tackled, tour a national lab and enjoy a reception with free food and drinks. Please share the poster.

We've invited Professor Charles Craddock to give a public talk on blood cancers at the Cross Cancer Institute on April 12, 2019. He is Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, and Professor of Haemato-oncology, at the University of Birmingham in the UK.

Working together to tackle cancer

Our aim is to design better medicines for patients at lower cost; our ambition is to improve healthcare for everyone living with cancer.

Our members work at the CRINA and collaborate with global consortia to discover new therapeutic agents. We welcome new members and supporters to meet up or join at no cost. Our local partners include AIHS,DiscoveryLab, Edmonton River, NACTRC and NANUC.

Cure Cancer was initiated by students and cancer researchers at the University of Alberta with support from Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, and a John R. Evans Leaders Fund award from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and Alberta Innovates.

The funding for NANUC, a national research facility, was announced in Edmonton by the Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan on March 14, 2016. The press included the CBC, Edmonton Journal and Sun, iNews, University of Alberta and Global News.


NANUC research lab

NANUC magnet lab used for cancer research