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SCN is overseen by a Board of Directors, with scientific advice provided by the Research Management Committee, International Scientific Advisory Board and International Medical Advisory Board.

Board of Directors

ANDREW MCKEE, CHAIR

Co-Founder, 5514KM Canada Wide – Children’s Gear

MICHAEL RUDNICKI, O.C.

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

SHARON COLLE

President & CEO, The Foundation Fighting Blindness

ALLEN EAVES

President & CEO, STEMCELL Technologies

JACQUES GALIPEAU

Assistant Dean, Therapeutics Discovery and Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison

DECLAN HAMILL

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

DEBRA LYNKOWSKI

Chief Operating Officer, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

RODERICK MCINNES

Director, Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital; Professor of Human Genetics & Biochemistry, McGill University

STEPHANIE MICHAUD

President & CEO, BioCanRx

JANET ROSSANT, C.C.

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

FABIO ROSSI

Co-Director, Biomedical Research Centre; Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia

ROBERT YOUNG

Professor, Merck Frosst–B.C. Discovery Chair in Pharmaceutical Genomics, Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery, Simon Fraser University

Peer review committees

Research Management Committee

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

TIMOTHY CAULFIELD
Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy; Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health and Research Director, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta

DAVID GLASS
Executive Director, Muscle Diseases and Aging Initiative, Novartis Institutes; Senior Lecturer, Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

JOHN A. HASSELL
Professor, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Department, McMaster University

KEITH HUMPHRIES
Director, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer Agency; Professor, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

JUDY ILLES
Professor, Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics; Director, National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia

ROSARIO ISASI
Research Assistant Professor, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

TIMOTHY KIEFFER
Professor, Cellular and Physiological Sciences and Surgery, University of British Columbia

JENNIFER MOLSON, PATIENT ADVOCATE
Research Assistant, Ages Cancer Assessment Clinic, The Ottawa Hospital

MICHAEL PARR
President & Chief Scientific Officer, Sitka Biopharma

DENIS-CLAUDE ROY
Director, Cellular Therapy Laboratory and Scientific Director, Centre de recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont; Professor, Université de Montréal

CHERYLE SÉGUIN
Director, Research, Ontario Institute of Regenerative Medicine; Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Western University

RUTH SLACK
Professor, Faculty of Medicine and University Research Chair, University of Ottawa

EVA SZABO
Assistant Professor, Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute, McMaster University

BERNARD THÉBAUD
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and CHEO Research Institute; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa

TERRY THOMAS
Chief Scientific Officer, STEMCELL Technologies Inc.

MICHAEL UNDERHILL
Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia

International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB)

IRWIN BERNSTEIN, CHAIR
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Seattle Children’s Hospital; Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine; Head, Pediatric Oncology Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Professor, American Cancer Society

PETR BARANOV
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

ANDREW BRACK
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Research, University of California–San Francisco

ROD DUNBAR
Professor, University of Auckland’s School of Biological Sciences; Director, Maurice Wilkins Centre

ANDRÉS GARCIA
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

JOSHUA HARE
Professor, University of Miami

LORENZ STUDER
Director, Stem Cell Biology Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

LORI SUSSEL
Professor, University of Colorado

STEPHEN TAPSCOTT
Professor, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

BART WILLIAMS
Director, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology; Professor, Program in Skeletal Disease and Tumor Microenvironment, Van Andel Research Institute, Michigan

International Medical Advisory Board (IMAB)

JACQUES GALIPEAU, CHAIR
Assistant Dean, Therapeutics Discovery and Development and Don and Marilyn Anderson Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine and UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin

MASSIMO DOMINICI
Associate Professor Medical Oncology, Head of Laboratory of Cellular Therapy and Director, Residency School in Medical Oncology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences for Children and Adults, University Hospital of Modena and Reggio Emilia

KATARINA LE BLANC
Professor, Clinical Stem Cell Research and Senior Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Hematology Center, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge

JOHN RASKO
Director, Department of Cell and Molecular Therapies, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; Head, Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program, Centenary Institute, University of Sydney

DONALD G. STEIN
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Director, Brain Research Lab, Emory University School of Medicine

DANIEL WEISS
Professor, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont

International Policy Review Board

BARBARA VON TIGERSTROM, CHAIR
Professor, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan

DEBRA MATTHEWS
Assistant Director for Science, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

ERIC M. MESLIN
President & CEO, Council of Canadian Academies

MEGAN MUNSIE
Assistant Professor, University of Melbourne and Monash University