Staff Profile

Sumreen Javed, PhD, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist, CancerCare Manitoba

Dr. Javed is currently a clinical pharmacist at CancerCare Manitoba, dedicated to delivering quality care to cancer patients.

She received her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of British Columbia (BC) and her masters in Biochemistry from the University of Northern BC, Canada. Sumreen is a trained pharmacist from Pakistan. She specializes in cancer immunotherapy and breast cancer metastasis.

Dr. Javed joined the ITA in September 2022. During her time here, Sumreen worked with Dr. Mohammad Jalali (“MJ”) to develop system dynamics models to investigate the barriers to access and disparities in immunotherapy delivery to cancer patients.

During her Ph.D., her dissertation was selected for an oral presentation at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference (2019), one of the most esteemed national gatherings of oncologists in Canada. Sumreen has also received numerous institutional and national awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Muslim Awards for Excellence, UBC, and UNBC.

Selected Publications

Javed, Sumreen; Soukhtehzari, Sepideh; Fernandes, Nazarine; Williams, Karla C

Longitudinal bioluminescence imaging to monitor breast tumor growth and treatment response using the chick chorioallantoic membrane model Journal Article

In: Sci Rep, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 17192, 2022, ISSN: 2045-2322.

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Javed, Sumreen; Li, Wai Ming; Zeb, Mehreen; Yaqoob, Almas; Tackaberry, Linda E; Massicotte, Hugues B; Egger, Keith N; Cheung, Peter C K; Payne, Geoffrey W; Lee, Chow H

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of the Wild Mushroom, in RAW264.7 Macrophage Cells and Mouse Microcirculation Journal Article

In: Molecules, vol. 24, no. 19, 2019, ISSN: 1420-3049.

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Javed, Sumreen; Mitchell, Kevin; Sidsworth, Danielle; Sellers, Stephanie L; Reutens-Hernandez, Jennifer; Massicotte, Hugues B; Egger, Keith N; Lee, Chow H; Payne, Geoffrey W

Inonotus obliquus attenuates histamine-induced microvascular inflammation Journal Article

In: PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. e0220776, 2019, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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Williams, Karla C; Cepeda, Mario A; Javed, Sumreen; Searle, Karlee; Parkins, Katie M; Makela, Ashley V; Hamilton, Amanda M; Soukhtehzari, Sepideh; Kim, Yohan; Tuck, Alan B; Ronald, John A; Foster, Paula J; Chambers, Ann F; Leong, Hon S

Invadopodia are chemosensing protrusions that guide cancer cell extravasation to promote brain tropism in metastasis Journal Article

In: Oncogene, vol. 38, no. 19, pp. 3598–3615, 2019, ISSN: 1476-5594.

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Smith, Aaron; Javed, Sumreen; Barad, Ankush; Myhre, Vicky; Li, Wai Ming; Reimer, Kerry; Massicotte, Hugues B; Tackaberry, Linda E; Payne, Geoffrey W; Egger, Keith N; Lee, Chow H

Growth-Inhibitory and Immunomodulatory Activities of Wild Mushrooms from North-Central British Columbia (Canada) Journal Article

In: Int J Med Mushrooms, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 485–497, 2017, ISSN: 1940-4344.

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