Amit M Oza, BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCPC

Dr. Amit Oza is Head of the Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology, and Medical Director of the Cancer Clinical Research Unit at Princess Margaret (PM) Cancer Centre. He is also co-Director of the Drug Development Program at PM Cancer Centre, Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto. Dr. Oza has been PI and co-investigator in >100 phase I, II and III trials for gynecological cancer and advanced colorectal malignancies. He is the past co-chair of the National Cancer Institute Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee, and Executive Member of the international Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup. Under his direction, the gynecology group is one of the largest ovarian cancer (OC) clinical trials groups consistently accruing >30% of all patients seen onto clinical trials (>120/yr) at PM Cancer Centre. Under his direction the group has participated or led seminal studies in gynecologic cancers that have led to the approval or use of targeted agents such as PARP inhibitors (olaparib, niraparib) and anti-angiogenic agents (bevacizumab) internationally. Since 2011, he has obtained >$36.9M in peer-reviewed funding and has published >180 articles (all types) in journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine (IF=53); Lancet Oncology (IF=16), and the Journal of Clinical Oncology (IF=16.4).

J Clin Oncol. 2000 Nov 1;18(21):3677-89
Patnaik A, Warner E, Michael M, Egorin MJ, Moore MJ, Siu LL, Fracasso PM, Rivkin S, Kerr I, Litchman M, Oza AM
J Clin Oncol. 1999 Oct;17(10):3082-90
Leung PP, Tannock IF, Oza AM, Puodziunas A, Dranitsaris G
Am J Clin Oncol. 1998 Dec;21(6):537-42
Bjarnason GA, Cripps C, Goel R, Fine S, Oza AM, Skillings JR, Kerr I, Germond CJ, Moore MJ, Maroun JA, Franssen E, Dulude H
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1998 Apr;8(2):451-63
Brierley JD, Oza AM
J Clin Oncol. 1998 Mar;16(3):1122-30
Siu LL, Oza AM, Eisenhauer EA, Firby PS, Thiessen JJ, Michael M, Wainman N, Manzo J, Feld R, Goldberg RA, Moore MJ
J Clin Oncol. 1997 Mar;15(3):1000-7
Doyle C, Stockler M, Pintilie M, Panesar P, Warde P, Sturgeon J, Oza AM
Cancer J Sci Am. 1996 Jul-Aug;2(4):202-4
Bloomfield DJ, Oza AM
Ann Hematol. 1995 Jul;71(1):35-9
MacCallum PK, Rohatiner AZ, Davis CL, Whelan JS, Oza AM, Lim J, Love S, Amess JA, Leahy M, Gupta RK

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Co-director, Robert and Maggie Bras and Family Drug Development Program​
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Head, Department of Medical Oncology & Hematology