Donna Wall

Section Head, Blood and Marrow Transplant/Cellular Therapy The Hospital for Sick Children Dr. Wall is currently leading the Blood and Marrow Transplant/Cellular Therapy Section at SickKids/University of Toronto. She is experienced in transplantation for treatment of cancer, immune and hematologic disorders – establishing programs in St. Louis and San Antonio. Her research is focused on […]

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Sven Kili

Principal Sven Kili Consulting Ltd. Dr. Sven Kili is Principal at Sven Kili Consulting Ltd. where he provides specialist strategic consulting services to innovative cell and gene therapy companies. His clients include small and medium sized companies from formation through to clinical development and commercialisation. He was previously the Head of Development for the Cell […]

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Dianne Carmichael

President & CEO Carmichael Worldwide Inc., Canada Business Lecturer DeGroote School of Business With over 25 years of extensive executive management and start up experience, Dianne has had the opportunity to work in four distinct industries – Consumer Packaged Goods, Technology, Financial Services and Healthcare. She has been involved in multi-national, entrepreneurial and growth companies, […]

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Lalit Aggarwal

President  Manor Park Holdings, Canada Lalit Aggarwal is President of Manor Park Holdings.  Previously, Lalit invested for H.I.G. European Capital Partners, Soros Fund Management, and Goldman Sachs.  He is a past fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute and a former Director of Bridgepoint Health.  Lalit holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Pennsylvania and is also a current […]

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Vivek Goel

Vice President, Research and Innovation University of Toronto, Canada Professor Vivek Goel is Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives at the University of Toronto and a Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Professor Goel is a distinguished scholar with an extensive background in […]

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Philip Vanek

General Manager Partner, Gamma Biosciences Phil is a Partner at Gamma Biosciences, a life sciences tools platform created by KKR to build a leading player in next-generation bioprocessing for advanced therapies by acquiring or investing in high-potential businesses with outstanding technology and accelerating their growth. Prior to joining Gamma, Phil was General Manager of GE Healthcare’s cell therapy business, […]

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Molly Shoichet

Lead Scientist Biomaterials & Devices Platform Molly Shoichet Professor, Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, Chemistry and Biomaterials, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada Dr. Shoichet received her B.Sc. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Chemistry (1987) and her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in Polymer Science and Engineering (1992). Dr. Molly […]

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