Robert BristowMD, PhD, FRCPC

Contact Info

T. (416) 946-2936
F. (416) 946-4442


Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue
ON, M5G 2M9


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MSc, University of Toronto
PhD, University of Toronto
MD, University of Toronto
FRCPC, Radiation Oncology

Professional Memberships

Associate Member, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto


Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network
Clinician-Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Hospital


Research Synopsis:

  • Spatio-Temporal Targeting and Amplification of Radiation Response program (STTARR)
  • Medical biophysics

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Ishkanian AS , Mallof CS, Ho J, Meng A, Albert M, Syed A, van der Kwast T, Milosevic M, Yoshimoto M, Squire JA, Lam W and Bristow RG. High-Resolution Array CGH Identifies Novel Regions of Genomic Alteration in Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer. Prostate, 69(10): 1091-100, 2009. (IMPACT FACTOR 4.1)

Ali M, Kim H, Cleary S, Gallinger S, Cupples, C, Bristow R: Characterization of mutant MUTYH proteins associated with familial colorectal cancer, Gastroenterology, 135(2):499-507, August 2008. (IMPACT FACTOR 14)

Bristow R and Hill RP. Hypoxia, DNA-dsb Repair and Genetic Instability. Nature Reviews Cancer, 8(3): 180-192, 2008.

Chan N, Koritzinsky M, Zhao H, Bindra R, Glazer PM, Powell S, Belmaaza A, Wouters B, Bristow R. Chronic hypoxia decreases synthesis of homologous recombination prteins to offset chemoresistance and radioresistance. Cancer Research, 68(2):605-14, 2008.

Al Rashid ST, Dellaire G, Cuddihy A, Jalali F, Vaid M, Coackley C, Folkard M, Xu Y, Chen B, Chen D, Lilge L, Prise K, Bazett-Jones D and Bristow R. Evidence for the Direct Binding of Phosphorylated p53 to Sites of DNA Break In Vivo”. Cancer Research, 65(23):10810-10821, 2005.

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