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).

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
Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Oct 1;19(19):5485-93
Ang JE, Gourley C, Powell CB, High H, Shapira-Frommer R, Castonguay V, De Greve J, Atkinson T, Yap TA, Sandhu S, Banerjee S, Chen LM, Friedlander ML, Kaufman B, Oza AM, Matulonis U, Barber LJ, Kozarewa I, Fenwick K, Assiotis I, Campbell J, Chen L, de...
Int J Cancer. 2014 Oct 1;135(7):1692-9
Milosevic MF, Pintilie M, Hedley DW, Bristow RG, Wouters BG, Oza AM, Laframboise S, Hill RP, Fyles AW
Br J Cancer. 2013 Aug 20;109(4):943-9
Sahebjam S, Bedard PL, Castonguay V, Chen Z, Reedijk M, Liu G, Cohen B, Zhang WJ, Clarke B, Zhang T, Kamel-Reid S, Chen H, Ivy SP, Razak AR, Oza AM, Chen EX, Hirte HW, McGarrity A, Wang L, Siu LL, Hotte SJ
Invest New Drugs. 2013 Oct;31(5):1182-91
Diaz-Padilla I, Hirte H, Oza AM, Clarke BA, Cohen B, Reedjik M, Zhang T, Kamel-Reid S, Ivy SP, Hotte SJ, Razak AA, Chen EX, Brana I, Wizemann M, Wang L, Siu LL, Bedard PL

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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