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The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, consistently publishing high-impact discoveries and acting as a world leader in a wide variety of cancer-related research fields, such as image-guided therapeutics and patient survivorship.

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre provides many opportunities for undergraduate, medical, co-op and practicum students to develop outstanding research experience. Students can find supervisors within the Princess Margaret Cancer Program and work or volunteer in their research labs during the school year or summer.

The Office of Research Trainees (ORT) at UHN serves as a portal for trainee-related information and support for all summer, undergraduate, medical, co-op and practicum students at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the other UHN Research Institutes.

The ORT aims to:

  • Showcase the strong UHN research environment
  • Represent and support the research training within UHN
  • Enhance the quality of the research training and mentoring experience
  • Facilitate information exchange and interaction among trainees
  • Assist trainees in obtaining external funding

All trainees at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre are required to register with the ORT. Registering with the ORT allows access to ORT programming, including the ORT Summer Training and Research Program, and information on upcoming awards, workshops, seminars and more!

To register with the ORT, visit ORT Registration »

Program Director: Linda Penn

Contact: Office of Research Trainees (ORT)
Phone: 416 634 8775

For more information, visit the Office of Research Trainees, UHN »​​

Last reviewed: 11/28/2022
Last modified: 11/7/2023 6:04 AM
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