Scientific Steering Committee

The CanVECTOR Network is overseen by its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). It is co-chaired by the Network Directors. The SSC includes the science and foundational CanVECTOR platform co-leads and 2 patient partners (TBD) and is supported by the CanVECTOR administration.

Scientific Steering Committee

Susan Kahn

Susan Kahn MD, MSc, FRCPC

Co-Director, CanVECTOR Network
Marc Rodger

Marc Rodger MD, MSc, FRCPC

Co-Director, CanVECTOR Network
Clive Kearon

Clive Kearon MB, MRCPI, FRCPC, PhD

Co-Lead, Clinical Trials and Shared Platforms platform
Gregoire Le Gal

Gregoire Le Gal MD, PhD

Co-Lead, Clinical Trials and Shared Platforms platform
Jeffrey I. Weitz

Jeffrey I. Weitz MD, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Translational/basic science platform
Edward M. Conway

Edward M. Conway MD, PhD, MBA, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Translational/basic science platform
Alejandro Lazo-Langner

Alejandro Lazo-Langner MD, MSc, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Quality of Care and Effectiveness Research platform
Vicky Tagalakis

Vicky Tagalakis MD, MSc, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Quality of Care and Effectiveness Research platform
Lisa D. Duffett

Lisa D. Duffett MD, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Patient Partners platform
Jessica Emed

Jessica Emed RN, BSc(N), MSc(A)

Co-Lead, Patient Partners platform
Alfonso Iorio

Alfonso Iorio MD, PhD, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Knowledge Translation platform
James Douketis

James Douketis MD, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Knowledge Translation platform
Marc Carrier

Marc Carrier MD, MSc, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Training, Mentoring, and Early Career Development platform
Sudeep Shivakumar

Sudeep Shivakumar MD, FRCPC

Co-Lead, Training, Mentoring, and Early Career Development platform
Rick Ikesaka

Rick Ikesaka MD

Trainee Council Chair
Carol West

Carol West

Patient Partner
Robert Adriaanse

Robert Adriaanse

Patient Partner