Research Groups

Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre strongly benefits from its physical proximity to a diverse group of scientists and clinical researchers throughout London. Our cancer research groups bring together scientists and clinicians from many different specialties to investigate cancer problems in a cross disciplinary fashion.

Our citywide partners include experts from: Lawson Health Research Institute, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario and Robarts Research Institute.

Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre also has national and international collaborators.

Research groups at the Verspeeten Family Cancer Centre include:

Cancer Imaging Network

Cancer Research Laboratory Program

EpiGenWestern Research Group


Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility

Translational Breast Cancer Research Unit

Translational Head/Neck Research Group

Translational Medicine/Medical Physics Research

Translational Ovarian Cancer Research Group

Translational Prostate Cancer Research Group

Helpful Links:

National Cancer Institute of Canada

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Lawson Health Research Institute

Robarts Research Institute

Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Department of Oncology