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SCN is overseen by a Board of Directors, with scientific advice provided by the Research Management Committee.

Board of Directors

DECLAN HAMILL, INTERIM CHAIR

Vice President, Policy, Regulatory, and Legal Affairs, Innovative Medicines Canada

Biography

MICHAEL RUDNICKI, O.C., Ph.D, FRS, FRSC

Scientific Director, Stem Cell Network; Senior Scientist & Director, Regenerative Medicine Program and Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Biography

BERNARD THÉBAUD

Associate Scientific Director, Stem Cell Network; Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute & CHEO Research Institute Neonatologist, Division of Neonatology, The Ottawa Hospital & CHEO; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa; University of Ottawa Partnership Research Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Biography

SHARON COLLE

Former President & CEO, Fighting Blindness Canada

Biography

JULIE FRADETTE

Professor, Université Laval, Researcher, Centre de recherche en organogénèse expérimentale (LOEX), at the CHU de Québec-Université Laval

Biography

GAIL GARLAND

Former Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®)
Biography

DEBORAH GORDON-EI-BIHBETY

President and CEO, Research Canada
Biography

SHARON LOUIS

Senior Vice President, Research & Development, STEMCELL Technologies
Biography

DEBRA LYNKOWSKI

Chief Operating Officer, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Biography

GORDON C. MCCAULEY

President & CEO, adMare BioInnovations
Biography

STÉPHANIE MICHAUD

President & CEO, BioCanRx

Biography

TAMER MOHAMED

President & CEO, Aspect Biosystems Ltd.

Biography

JANET ROSSANT, CC, FRS, FRSC

President & Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation; Chief of Research Emeritus, Hospital for Sick Children

Biography

Research Management Committee
MICHAEL RUDNICKI, CHAIR

Scientific Director, Stem Cell Network; Senior Scientist & Director, Regenerative Medicine Program and Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Biography

BERNARD THÉBAUD, VICE CHAIR

Associate Scientific Director, Stem Cell Network; Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute & CHEO Research Institute Neonatologist, Division of Neonatology, The Ottawa Hospital & CHEO; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa; University of Ottawa Partnership Research Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Biography

WING CHANG

Director of Tissue Stem Cell Biology, STEMCELL Technologies Inc.
Biography

DEAN FERGUSSON

Senior Scientist & Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Full Professor, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, & School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa; OHRI/uOttawa Clinical Epidemiology Program Endowed Chair
Biography

DAVID GLASS

Vice President, Research, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; Senior Lecturer, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School; Adjunct Professor, Department of Genetics & Development, Columbia University Vagelos School of Medicine.
Biography

SAMER HUSSEIN

Associate Professor, Université Laval; Researcher, Oncology Division, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Québec-Université; Laval Research Center
Biography

NATASHA KEKRE

Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Hematologist, Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program, The Ottawa Hospital; Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Biography

GREGORY KORBUTT

Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta; Scientific Director, Alberta Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility; Director, Alberta Diabetes Institute’s Histology Core Lab
Biography

DEBRA MATHEWS

Assistant Director for Science Programs, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics; Associate Professor, Department of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Biography

M. CRISTINA NOSTRO

Senior Scientist, McEwen Stem Cell Institute, University Health Network; Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Biography

CHANTALE PAMBRUN

Senior Medical Director, Innovation and Portfolio Management, Canadian Blood Services; Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa
Biography

MICHAEL PARR

Director of Formulation and Process Development, Evonik
Biography

AMIE PHINNEY

Senior Director, Program Development and Partnership team, adMare BioInnovations
Biography

CHERYLE SÉGUIN

Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Western University
Biography

LEIGH TURNER

Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics, School of Public Health, and College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota
Biography 

MICHAEL UNDERHILL

Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia
Biography