Amit M. Oza, MD, FRPCPC

Dr. Oza joined the Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Princess Margaret Hospital as staff physician and became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto in 1993. In 2002, Dr. Oza was promoted to Associate Professor. He is a Scientist with the Ontario Cancer Institute and cross appointed as an Assistant Professor for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Toronto since 1999. He graduated from St. Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London (UK), in 1983 and completed his internal medicine and medical oncology training in UK. He completed Clinical Research Fellowships at St. Bartholomew's Hospital/Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London (UK), Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto and at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam.

Dr. Oza has been the principal investigator and co-investigator in phase I, II, and III trials for gynecological cancer and advanced colorectal malignancies. His research interests are focused towards the development, assessment and validation of novel therapeutic strategies for cancer including molecular targeted therapies. Many of these studies also incorporate novel endpoints and translational research which is developed in close relationship with scientists and pathologists from the OCI/PMH.

Dr. Oza has been the recipient of various awards such as the University of Toronto Award for Teaching Excellence for the Medical Oncology Training Program, the Hasselback Award for Teaching Excellence from Princess Margaret Hospital and many others. He has also been principal and co-author of various publications in major journals such as Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology, Investigational New Drugs and Clinical Cancer Research.