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Victoria Forster

Victoria Forster, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Hospital for Sick Children







Dr Forster gained her PhD in leukemia genetics in the UK and now works as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Tabori lab at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. She currently works on a number of projects involving DNA repair-deficient cancers, mainly focused on children with germline cancer predisposition disorders. She has also previously published work on the neurotoxic effects of chemotherapy and as a childhood cancer survivor herself, is passionate for more work on late effects and the development of kinder, less toxic treatments as well as more care for cancer survivors.

Academic and Research Interests

  • Pediatric cancers
  • Germline cancer predisposition syndromes
  • Leukemia
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Acute- and chronic- effects of cancer therapy



Contact Information and Social Media

Twitter: @vickyyyf

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