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).

Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Aug 27;
Tsoref D, Welch S, Lau S, Biagi J, Tonkin K, Martin LA, Ellard S, Ghatage P, Elit L, Mackay HJ, Allo G, Tsao MS, Kamel-Reid S, Eisenhauer EA, Oza AM
Cancer. 2014 Jul 31;
Ferguson SE, Aronson M, Pollett A, Eiriksson LR, Oza AM, Gallinger S, Lerner-Ellis J, Alvandi Z, Bernardini MQ, MacKay HJ, Mojtahedi G, Tone AA, Massey C, Clarke BA
Lancet Oncol. 2014 Jul;15(8):799-808
Monk BJ, Poveda A, Vergote I, Raspagliesi F, Fujiwara K, Bae DS, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Provencher DM, Karlan BY, Lhommé C, Richardson G, Rincón DG, Coleman RL, Herzog TJ, Marth C, Brize A, Fabbro M, Redondo A, Bamias A, Tassoudji M, Navale L, Warner...
Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Aug;134(2):274-80
Castonguay V, Lheureux S, Welch S, Mackay HJ, Hirte H, Fleming G, Morgan R, Wang L, Blattler C, Ivy PS, Oza AM
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2014 Jun;24(5):865-73
King MT, Stockler MR, Butow P, O'Connell R, Voysey M, Oza AM, Gillies K, Donovan HS, Mercieca-Bebber R, Martyn J, Sjoquist K, Friedlander ML
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Apr;106(4):dju029
Bookman MA, Gilks CB, Kohn EC, Kaplan KO, Huntsman D, Aghajanian C, Birrer MJ, Ledermann JA, Oza AM, Swenerton KD
Leuk Lymphoma. 2014 Apr 22;
Yee KW, Storring JM, Buckstein R, Wells RA, Xenocostas A, Kovacs MJ, Howson-Jan K, Wang ES, Battista K, Wang L, Oza AM, Ivy SP, Schuh AC
Cancer. 2014 Feb 15;120(4):603-10
Mackay HJ, Eisenhauer EA, Kamel-Reid S, Tsao M, Clarke B, Karakasis K, Werner HM, Trovik J, Akslen LA, Salvesen HB, Tu D, Oza AM
Oncologist. 2013;18(11):1221-8
Sjoquist KM, Friedlander ML, O'Connell RL, Voysey M, King MT, Stockler MR, Oza AM, Gillies K, Martyn JK, Butow PN
Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Nov;131(2):315-20
Goodwin RA, Jamal R, Tu D, Walsh W, Dancey J, Oza AM, Elit L, Eisenhauer EA

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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