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).

Lancet Oncol. 2015 Apr 13;
Lheureux S, Oza AM
Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Mar 11;
Diaz-Padilla I, Wilson MK, Clarke BA, Hirte HW, Welch SA, Mackay HJ, Biagi JJ, Reedijk M, Weberpals JI, Fleming GF, Wang L, Liu G, Zhou C, Blattler C, Ivy SP, Oza AM
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Jan;16(1):e43-e52
Wilson MK, Collyar D, Chingos DT, Friedlander M, Ho TW, Karakasis K, Kaye S, Parmar MK, Sydes MR, Tannock IF, Oza AM
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Jan;16(1):e32-e42
Wilson MK, Karakasis K, Oza AM
Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jan 14;
Kummar S, Fleming GF, Oza AM, Sullivan DM, Gandara DR, Naughton M, Villalona-Calero MA, Morgan R, Szabo PM, Youn A, Chen A, Ji JJ, Allen D, Lih CJ, Mehaffey MG, Walsh WD, McGregor PM, Steinberg SM, Williams PM, Kinders R, Conley BA, Simon RM, Doroshow JH
Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Dec 18;
Eiriksson L, Aronson M, Clarke B, Mojtahedi G, Massey C, Oza AM, Gallinger S, Pollett A, Mackay H, Bernardini MQ, Ferguson SE
Lancet Oncol. 2014 Dec 3;
Oza AM, Cibula D, Benzaquen AO, Poole C, Mathijssen RH, Sonke GS, Colombo N, Spaček J, Vuylsteke P, Hirte H, Mahner S, Plante M, Schmalfeldt B, Mackay H, Rowbottom J, Lowe ES, Dougherty B, Barrett JC, Friedlander M
Eur J Cancer. 2014 Dec;50(18):3271-2
Lheureux S, Wilson MK, O'Malley M, Sinaei M, Oza AM

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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