OMPRN is a province-wide network of pathologists collaborating to carry out high-quality cancer research with a clear potential for clinical impact. OMPRN is also part of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

OMPRN was established by the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) as part of its 2016-2021 Strategic Plan. OMPRN is also part of OICR’s Adaptive Oncology (AO) Initiative.

Our Mission

The mission of the OMPRN is to enhance molecular pathology research capacity across the province by:

  1. Fostering Collaboration and cooperation between Ontario academic pathologists
  2. Increasing the participation of pathologists in high-quality translational cancer research
  3. Providing opportunities for residents, fellows and early career pathologists to obtain training and mentorship in cancer research