ICR Institute Advisory Board Members

Christine Williams (Chair)
Deputy Director
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

Nathalie Baudais
Senior Transportation Engineer, City of Saskatoon
Co-chair, Rethink MBC Advisory Board
Peer facilitator, Breast Cancer Support Saskatoon

Jason Berman
CEO and Scientific Director of the CHEO Research Institute and the Vice President Research at CHEO
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa

Parveen Bhatti
Principal Investigator, Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer
Adjunct Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Kimberly D. Brewer
Scientist, Biomedical Translational Imaging Centre (BIOTIC)
QEII and IWK Health Science Centres
Assistant Professor, Departments of Diagnostic Radiology, Microbiology & Immunology
Dalhousie University

Juliet Daniel
Cancer Biologist, Faculty of Science, McMaster University
Associate Dean of Research and External Relations, Faculty of Science, McMaster University

Martin Hirst
Head, Epigenomics, BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre
Director, Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium Network
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Director, Michael Smith Laboratories
University of British Columbia

Bertrand J. Jean-Claude
Professor of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre,
Director, CTB Drug Discovery Platform
Associate Leader, Metabolic Disorder & Complication Program
Director, Drug Development Training Program
Director, Cancer Drug Research Laboratory
Chief Coordinator, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Department of Medicine, McGill University

Hanne Ostergaard
Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Alberta
Director, Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta, University of Alberta

Erika D. Penz
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Program Director, Respirology Fellowship Training Program

Trevor Pugh
Director, Joint Genomic Program, University Health Network
Director, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Senior Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Lee-Hwa Tai
CRMUS Chair in Translational Immunotherapy Research
Associate Professor / Professeure Agrégée, Université de Sherbrooke, Département d’Immunologie et de Biologie Cellulaire, Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences de la Santé

Robin Urquhart
Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology/Department of Surgery and Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University
Senior Scientist, Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute
Affiliate Scientist, Nova Scotia Health
Nova Scotia Lead, Atlantic Cancer Consortium
Scientific Director, Atlantic Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (Atlantic PATH)

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