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Gerald Batist

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Gerald Batist
Gerald Batist Chair, Department of Oncology, McGill University Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal

Bio

In his capacity as Chair of the Department of Oncology, Dr. Gerald Batist supervised the development of a number of highly innovative multidisciplinary programs that are among the first of their kind in Canada. As Director of the McGill Centre for Translational Research in Cancer, he is also greatly responsible for the rapid translation of research laboratory discoveries into clinical benefits for patients.  

Research Focus

  • The biology of cancer
  • Etiology (causes)
  • Prevention
  • Screening, diagnosis or prognosis
  • Treatment
  • Onco-psychology
  • The development of scientific models
  • Other

Distinctions

2014 – Award for Excellence in Basic Research

Projects Funded by the Foundation

1997 – Creation of the McGill Centre for Translational Research in Cancer