How we decide which projects to fund

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.
Author
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

  • Dr. Louis DeGennaro, President and CEO, LLS

  • Alicia Talarico, LLSC President

  • Nadine Prevost, LLSC Director, Community Engagement

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

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

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

  • Dr. Andrew Weng, BC Cancer Agency

  • Dr. Christian Steidl, BC Cancer Agency

  • Dr. Warren Pear, University of Pennsylvania

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