McGill University

IMRIC Location: 
IMRIC, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Partner Location: 
McGill University, Montreal, QC
IMRIC Contact Person: 
Dr. Ittai Ben-Porath, Head of The Honourable Jerry and Carole Grafstein Network for Cancer Research at IMRIC

The IMRIC collaboration between McGill University and the Hebrew University brings together two top scientists who have each made their mark in the world of cancer research. Their partnership will bring us closer to understanding cancer cell programming, which can help scientists stop the metastatic seeding process, giving doctors more effective ways to treat women and reduce mortality from the disease.Cancer research being conducted at the Hebrew University is supported by the recently established Honourable Jerry and Carole Grafstein Network for Cancer Research at IMRIC.

Collaborative Projects

Breast Cancer Research

The IMRIC collaboration between McGill University and Hebrew University brings together two top scientists who have each made their mark in the world of cancer research. Their partnership will bring us closer to understanding how tumors, like organs, develop "stem cells" that circulate and implant themselves in other parts of the body.