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Current review panels

Review panels are composed for specific competitions and membership will depend on the expertise needed. Please select the appropriate competition for current information on panel composition.

Innovation Grant panels

I1a - Biomarkers and Genomics

Panel meeting: June 5-6, 2014

Wan Lam (Chair) BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC
Kevin Bennewith BC Cancer Research Centre
Vancouver, BC
Paul Boutros Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Toronto, ON
Robert Day Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC
Susan Done Toronto General Hospital/UHN
Toronto, ON
Harriet Feilotter Queen's University
Kingston, ON
Maja Krajinovic CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre
Montreal, QC
Julian Lum BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC
Arun Seth  University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 
Sohrab Shah BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC
Daniel Sinnett  CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre
Montreal, QC 
William Lockwood
(Scientific Officer)
National Institutes of Health (US)
Bethesda, MD, USA
Sahim Sabri (Scientific Officer)  McGill University
Montreal, QC 

Other panel members to be confirmed.

I1b - Gene Regulation

Panel meeting: June 3-4, 2014

John White (Chair) McGill University
Montreal, QC
John J.M. Bergeron  McGill University
Montreal, QC 
Peter Cheung York University
Toronto, ON
Anne-Claude Gingras

Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON

Gerardo Feybeyre University of Montreal
Montreal, QC
Michael Hallett McGill University
Montreal, QC
Nada Jabado McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, QC
Susan Lees-Miller  University of Calgary
Calgary, AB 
Judy Wong  University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC 
Karim Mekhail (Scientific Officer) University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 
Christopher Nelson
(Scientific Officer)
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC

Other panel members to be confirmed.

I2 - Imaging and Technology Development

  • including platform and tool development, systems biology

Panel meeting: June 11-12, 2014

Lothar Lilge (Chair) Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH
Toronto, ON
Luc Beaulieu Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec (CHUQ)
Quebec, QC
John Bischof University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Paula Foster Robarts Research Institute
London, ON
Marianne Koritzinsky Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH
Toronto, ON
Cynthia Ménard  OCI/Princess Margaret Hospital - UHN
Toronto, ON 
Mark Niedre Northeastern University
Boston, MA, USA
Raymond Reilly  University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 
Stefan Reinsberg University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Sangeeta Murugkar (Scientific Officer) Carleton University
Ottawa, ON 
Aaron Ward
(Scientific Officer)
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON

Other panel members to be confirmed.

I3 - Immunology, Signalling and Stem Cells

  • including metastasis, hormone-sensitive pathways, viral therapeutics

Panel meeting: June 11-12, 2014

Tania Watts (Chair) University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Stephen Girardin  University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 
Mary Hitt  University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB 
Trang Hoang  IRIC
Montreal, QC 
Kevin Kane University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Norman Iscove  Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH
Toronto, ON 
Mani Larijani Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL
Catherine O'Brien  Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH
Toronto, ON 
Afshin Raouf University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
Sheila Singh McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Josie Ursini-Siegel Lady Davis Institute
Montreal, QC
Etienne Gagnon
(Scientific Officer)
University of Montreal
Montreal, QC
Kirstin Hope
(Scientific Officer)
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON

Other panel members to be confirmed.

I4 - Novel Therapeutics

  • including medicinal chemistry, target validation, rational drug design, compound screens

Panel meeting: June 9-10, 2014

Craig Thomas (Chair) National Institutes of Health (US)
Rockville, MD, USA
Gervais Bérubé  Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres
Trois-Rivieres, QC 
Cheryl Helgason BC Cancer Research Centre
Vancouver, BC
Lisa Marcaurelle  H3 Biomedicine Inc.
Cambridge, MA, USA 
Wilson Miller Lady Davis Institute
Montreal, QC
Jason Moffat  University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 
Corey Nislow  University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC           
Linda Penn  Ontario Cancer Institute/PMCC
Toronto, ON 
Kevin Petrecca  McGill University
Montreal, QC 
Lynne-Marie Postovit University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Kevin Truong  University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 

Other panel members to be confirmed.

I5 - Prevention and Cancer Outcomes

  • including epidemiology, health economics, health services and quality of life

Panel meeting: June 3-4, 2014

Patricia Parker (Chair) University of Texas
Houston, TX, USA
George Astrakianakis University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Andrea Bezjak  Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH
Toronto, ON 
Kristin Campbell University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Andrea Cherrington University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA
Mary-Jane Esplen Toronto General Hospital - UHN
Toronto, ON
Igor Karp University of Montreal
Montreal, QC
Darren Mays Georgetown University
Washington D.C., USA
Donald McKenzie  University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC 
Paul Villeneuve  Carleton University
Ottawa, ON 
Joanne Kotsopoulos (Scientific Officer) Women’s College Hospital
Toronto, ON 
Lorraine Shack (Scientific Officer) Alberta Health Services (Alberta Cancer Board)
Calgary, AB 

Other panel members to be confirmed.

Impact Grant panel

LOI review teleconference: June 23, 2014
Panel meeting: November 19, 2014

John Bell (Co-Chair) Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, ON 
Michael Brundage
(Co-Chair)
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston, ON
Marcel Bally BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC
Andrew Craig Queen's University
Kingston, ON
Aaron Fenster  Robarts Research Institute
Toronto, ON 
Steven Gallinger  The Toronto Hospital, General Division, UHN
Toronto, ON 
Nathalie Labrecque Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital
Montreal, QC
David Litchfield  University of Western Ontario
London, ON 
Calum McAulay  BC Cancer Agency (Vancouver)
Vancouver, BC 
Ivo Olivotto  Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Calgary, AB 
Claude Perreault  IRIC
Montreal, QC 
Paul Pharoah  University of Cambridge
Cambridge, GB, UK 
Peter Siegel McGill University
Montreal, QC
Brad Wouters Ontario Cancer Institute/PMCC
Toronto, ON
Jeffrey Wrana Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Other panel members to be confirmed.

CCS-Partner Prevention Research Grant panel

LOI review teleconference: April 29, 2014
Panel meeting: September 30, 2014

Richard (Dick) Clayton (Chair)  University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, USA
Tracie Barnett  University of Montreal
Montreal, QC 
Ulrike (Uli) Boehmer  Boston University
Boston, MA, USA 
Anne Leis

University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK

S. Elizabeth McGregor  Alberta Health Services (Alberta Cancer Board)
Calgary, AB 
Marie-Élise Parent 

Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Laval, QC 

Annette Schultz  University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB 
Siobhan Sutcliffe  Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO, USA
Shelley Tworoger  Harvard University
Boston, MA, USA 
Melanie Keats (Scientific Officer) Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS 
Other panel members to be confirmed.

Capacity Development Awards in Prevention Research panel

Panel meeting: June 18, 2014

Christine Friedenreich (Chair)  Alberta Health Services – Cancer Care
Calgary, AB
Denise Daley University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Geoffrey Fong University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON 
Katherine Frohlich

University of Montreal
Montreal, QC

Sam Harper McGill University
Montreal, QC
Shelley Harris

CancerCare Ontario
Toronto, ON

Julia Knight Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, ON
Salaheddin Mahmud University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
Other panel members to be confirmed.

Quality of Life Grant panel

LOI review teleconference: September 12, 2013
Panel meeting: January 7, 2014

Natasha Leighl
(Co-Chair)
Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, ON
Jamie Studts
(Co-Chair)
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Linda Carlson Tom Baker Cancer Centre
Calgary, AB
Anees Chagpar Yale University
New Haven, CT
Kristine Donovan Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa, FL
Arminee Kazanjian University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Shelby Langer University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Christopher Lee BC Cancer Agency (Fraser Valley)
Surrey, BC
Andrew Matthew Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, ON
Suzanne O’Neill Georgetown University
Washington, DC
David Osoba QOL Consulting
West Vancouver, BC
Mary Politi Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO
Gregory Pond McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Allen Sherman University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA
James Wright Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, ON
Breffni Hannon
(Scientific Officer)
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, ON
Tina Hsu
(Scientific Officer)
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA
Gillian Cunningham (Community Representative) Canadian Cancer Society - British Columbia/Yukon Division

Knowledge to Action Grant panel

Panel meeting: May 13, 2014

Jon Kerner (Chair)  Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Toronto, ON 
H. Sharon Campbell University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON
Deborah Dudgeon  Queens University
Kingston, ON 
Melissa Henry McGill University
Montreal, QC 
Marie-Hélène Mayrand  University of Montreal
Montreal, QC 
Martine Puts  University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 
Marko Simunovic McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Jill Tinmouth  Sunnybrook Research Institute
Toronto, ON 
Jennifer Brunet (Scientific Officer)  University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON 
Stephen Ng (Community Representative) Canadian Cancer Society - British Columbia/Yukon Division
Vancouver, BC
Ryan Normore (Community Representative)  Canadian Cancer Society - Nova Scotia Division
Bedford, NS
Other panel members to be confirmed.

Last modified on: April 9, 2014