The Advanced Center for the Detection of Cancer (ACDC Lab) is the research laboratory of Dr. Eleftherios P. Diamandis and is located in Suite m6-201, 60 Murray Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3L9. The laboratory general telephone number is 416 586 4800 Ext 8813.
Our research group consists of approximately 20 to 25 members, including about 10 to 12 Graduate Students working towards a Doctoral or Masters degree, 3 to 5 Post-Doctoral Fellows and 4 to 5 Research Technologists. We also accommodate 2 to 4 Undergraduate Students or volunteers. Our Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows are registered with the Graduate School of the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
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Our laboratory research interests are outlined in the “Overview” section of this web site. Briefly, our laboratory focus is on basic and translational research related to cancer and other diseases. We use genomic, molecular, proteomic, immunological and other techniques to achieve our goals, working with cells, animal models and humans. We are focusing on discovery of better ways to diagnose, monitor, and treat cancer, especially endocrine-related cancers such as those of the ovary, breast and prostate.
We offer excellent space and other facilities, advanced instrumentation, computers and everything else that is necessary for leading-edge research. We collaborate with a large number of international investigators. Our laboratory is well funded.
The Laboratory Director promotes creativity, independence and supports a collaborative environment through weekly research meetings, daily discussions and participation at national and international conferences. For a complete list of our publications and access to availabled PDFs, please visit our "Publications" web page.
The Laboratory strives to create a pleasant and collegial environment and promotes extracurricular activities, including sports, music, an annual summer barbeque and social events. Click here to access our laboratory video page.
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