HQP Keynote Speakers

Teresa Evans

Teresa Evans, PhD MSc

Assistant Professor, UTHSA
Principal, Teresa Evans PhD LLC, San Antonio, TX
Chief Operations Officer, Trauma Insight, San Antonio, TX

Nathan Vanderford

Nathan Vanderford, PhD MBA

Professor, University of Kentucky (UK) College of Medicine Assistant Director for Research, Markey Cancer Cente
Director of Administration for the Center for Cancer and Metabolism

Scientific Program Committee

Jennifer Quizi

Jennifer Quizi, PhD

Chair
Director, Scientific Affairs, BioCanRx

John Bell

John Bell, PhD

Chair
Scientific Director, BioCanRx

Alex Chambers

Alex Chambers

Director, pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (pCODR)

Brad Nelson

Brad Nelson, PhD

Scientist and Director, Deeley Research Centre, BCCA

Ismael Samudio

Ismael Samudio, PhD

Senior Director of R&D, Virogin Biotech Ltd

Jeanette Boudreau

Jeanette Boudreau, PhD

Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and the Department of Pathology at Dalhousie University

Marcus Butler

Co-Leader, Immuno-oncology Translational Research Initiative
Medical Oncology Disease Site Lead for Melanoma/Skin Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Associate Member, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto

Natasha Kekre

Natasha Kekre, PhD

Associate Scientist & Assistant Professor, The Ottawa Hospital

Nicole Mittmann, M.Sc., PhD

Chief Scientist and Vice-President of Evidence Standards, CADTH Tommy Alain, PhD Scientist, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute

Tommy Alain

Tommy Alain, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology and Principal Investigator, CHEO Research Institute