Amit M Oza

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. 2011 May 20;29(15_suppl):e16572
Degendorfer P, Cole H, Sellmann S, Panzarella T, Brown J, Tinker LM, Gospodarowicz MK, Oza AM
J Clin Oncol. 2004 Jul 15;22(14_suppl):5102
Smit WM, Honkoop AH, Spanik S, Wagnerova M, Huinink WW, Oza AM, Kaye SB, Mull R, Pereno R, Sklenar I
J Clin Oncol. 2004 Jul 15;22(14_suppl):5019
Jasas KV, Fyles A, Elit L, Hoskins PJ, Biagi J, Dubuc-Lissoir J, Matthews S, Dancey J, Eisenhauer E, Oza AM
Ann Oncol. 2016 Dec 19;:
Wilson MK, Pujade-Lauraine E, Aoki D, Mirza MR, Lorusso D, Oza AM, du Bois A, Vergote I, Reuss A, Bacon M, Friedlander M, Rincon D, Joly F, Chang SJ, Ferrero AM, Edmondson RJ, Wimberger P, Maenpaa J, Gaffney D, Zhang R, Okamoto A, Stuart G, Ochiai K,...
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 20;27(15_suppl):5576
Welch S, Mackay HJ, Hirte H, Fleming GF, Morgan R, Wang L, Blattler C, Ivy SP, Oza AM
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 20;27(15_suppl):5591
Townsley C, Hirte H, Hoskins P, Buckanovich R, Mackay H, Welch S, Wang L, Polintan R, Chen A, Oza AM
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 20;27(15_suppl):1133
Taylor SK, Chia S, Dent S, Clemons M, Grenci P, Wang L, Oza AM, Ivy P, Pritchard K, Leighl N
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 20;27(15_suppl):3558
Oza AM, Kollmannsberger C, NCIC Clinical Trials Group, Hirte H, Welch S, Siu L, Mazurka J, Sederias J, Doyle LA, Eisenhauer E
J Clin Oncol. 2009 May 20;27(15_suppl):3510
Schellens JH, Leijen S, Shapiro GI, Pavlick AC, Tibes R, O'Day SJ, Demuth T, Viscusi J, Xu Y, Oza AM



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