Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine

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Cancer and Development

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Program Information

School:Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Medicine
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Description:The research interests of the members are in the Molecular and Cell Biology of cancer and offer graduate students the opportunity to gain strong research skills and experience. Fundamental cell and molecular biological questions are addressed, with investigative approaches including viral oncogenesis, growth factors and oncogenes in developmental models, programmed cell death and drug resistance. Colleagues from the Division of Community Health and clinicians from the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation (NCTRF) and the St. John's HealthCare Corporation, bring a great deal of experience and interest in clinical trials, pediatric oncology, epidemiology and cancer imaging/screening and diagnosis and participate in courses offered by the Cancer research group.
URL:Cancer and Development at Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,049

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Students must be accepted by a faculty supervisor in order to enter the program. The supervisory committee will be chosen in consultation with the supervisor. Normally, all students entering the PhD program must have completed MSc level course requirements. Upon admission to the PhD program a student must take the comprehensive examination before the end of the seventh semester according to the General Regulations governing graduate studies at Memorial. The comprehensive exam will consist of a written and an oral component. The specific areas to be examined will be chosen by an examination committee in consultation with the student's supervisor.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 16, 2012