Help us stop cancer where it starts

What this is all about

Did you know that many cancers are curable today IF they are caught in the earliest stages?

To save countless more lives, it’s important to improve existing screening and detection tools.

Finding solutions to these challenges is the focus of research conducted at the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute in Moncton, NB.

At the Institute, a research team of 40 collaborates with the international scientific community with the continuous goal of:

  • Better understanding cancer biology.
  • Translating discoveries to patient care
  • Improving early detection
  • Developing new targets for treatments

ACRI’s multidisciplinary research team has expertise in genomics, proteomics, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, bioinformatics, pathology, synthetic and medicinal chemistry as well as mass spectrometry.

The Atlantic Cancer Research Institute

As a non-profit organization, ACRI has been working for more than a decade to contribute to finding cures for cancer by being leaders in innovative research.

They work to understand cancer and find solutions by fostering interdisciplinary research, by transferring scientific innovation towards patient care, and by contributing to the training of future researchers.

Research in progress

The ACRI research team, in collaboration with its university and other research partners, are currently working on:

  • Improved detection methods for breast cancer.
  • A new diagnostic tool for prostate and colon cancers
  • Collaborating with a biopharmaceutical company to develop a new drug that is effective in reducing tumour growth in ovarian cancer.
  • Finding novel ways of activating important genes in specific cells.
  • And more..

Research in Atlantic Canada benefits us all

Having a vibrant, growing research facility in our community with links to universities and private sector is key to attracting world-class researchers to Atlantic Canada.

Not only does this improve health care infrastructure, but it also contributes greatly to the economic and social development of our region.

Together, we can save lives

If we all play our small part of the solution, we can solve cancer together. Show your support for cancer research in Atlantic Canada and Get involved today.

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