Every year, we form a group of medical experts

who have the task of reviewing research projects from the grant applications we receive for our annual competition.
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The LLSC can count on it's expert committees to evaluate each research project submitted, to be sure we invest in the most promising research.
Alicia Talarico, President
Dr. Keith Humphries, MD, PhD
Dr. Keith Humphries, MD, PhD
Chair, Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee
Based in Vancouver, B.C., Dr. Humphries is a well-respected scientist and is a former recipient of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Operating Grants award. He is an Associate Member of both Medical Genetics and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at University of British Columbia.

Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Jennifer Marley, Chair, LLSC Board of Directors

  • Dr. Keith Humphries, Chair, LLSC Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Alicia Talarico, LLSC President

  • Nadine Prevost, LLSC Director, Community Engagement

  • Paul O'Connell, LLSC Manager, Medical & Scientific Engagement

  • Dr. Louis DeGennaro, President and CEO, LLS

  • Stephanie Mazzei, LLSC Board Member

  • Frederic Chevalier, LLSC Board Member

  • Dr. Jason Berman, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

  • Dr. Rena Buckstein, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

  • Dr. Rodney Dekoter, University of Western Ontario

  • Dr. Jean-Sebastien Delisle,Université de Montréal, Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

  • Terry Hawrysh, Community Partner

  • Dr. Trang Hoang, Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC)

  • Dr. Aly Karsan, BC Cancer Agency

  • Dr. Armand Keating, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto

  • Dr. Samantha Mayo, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario

  • Dr. Paola Neri, Annie Charbonneau Cancer Institute, University of Calgary

  • Dr. Warren Pear, University of Pennsylvania

  • Dr. Aaron Schimmer, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto

  • Dr. Christian Steidl, BC Cancer Agency

  • Dr. Andrew Weng, BC Cancer Agency