February 4, 2015

Advisory Board


To provide advice and make recommendations to the Director of the Translational Research Program (TRP) in Health Science (“the Director”) to:

  • Support training students that facilitate the translation of scientific discoveries
  • Support an infrastructure for translational projects
  • Support a Translational Research community
  • Create sustainability and growth for the TR through external funding mechanism
  • Create long-term trust in the TRP


The Translational Research Program Governance Advisory Committee (“Advisory Committee”) is responsible for advising on matters associated with the TRP (excluding academic procedure and policy) that help the program fulfil its core Vision and Mission.


Richard Hegele, Vice-Dean, Research and International Relations, Faculty of Medicine
Lynn Wilson, Vice-Dean Partnerships, Faculty of Medicine
Allan Kaplan, Vice-Dean Education, Faculty of Medicine
Ulrich Krull, Vice-Principal, Special Initiatives, University of Toronto at Mississauga
Mingyao Liu, Director of the Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine
Paul Santerre, Professor, IBBME, Faculty of Medicine
Gary Levy, Professor, IMS, Faculty of Medicine
Norm Rosenblum, Associate-Dean,Physician Scientist Training, Faculty of Medicine
Shabbir Alibhai, Associate Professor, HPME
Cynthia Goh, Professor Chemistry, Dir Impact Centre
Ruth Ross, Professor, Pharmacology / Toxicology
Paul Dugsin, Magnus Associates, Managing Partner
Jason Field, President & CEO, Life Sciences Ontario
Andris Lauris, Mentor / Entrepreneur

Dr. Howard Mount, PhD

Title: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Department of Physiology; Institute of Medical Science

Position: Director of Education and Graduate Coordinator, Institu...

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Dr. Kaplan, MSc, MD, FRCP(C)

Title: Vice-Dean, Graduate & Life Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Position: Senior Clinician/Scientist; Chief of Research, Center f...

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Dr. Mingyao Liu

Title: Director, Institute of Medical Science

Position: Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto...

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M. Cynthia Goh

Title: Professor

Position: Director, Impact Centre Academic Director, Banting and ...

Company: University of Toronto

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Norman Rosenblum

Title: Professor of Paediatrics, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Nephrology

Position: Paediatric Nephrologist and Senior Scientist; Associate...

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Paul Dugsin


Position: Managing Partner

Company: Magnus Associates

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Richard Hegele

Title: Vice Dean, Research and Innovation

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Ulrich Krull

Title: Interim Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga

Position: AstraZeneca Chair in Biotechnology

Company: University of Toronto Mississauga

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