BC Cancer Agency
poul sorenson, md phd - principal
kirk schultz, md - co-site lead
Dr. Kirk Schultz is a Professor at the University of British Columbia, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Dr. Schultz is a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist focused on new therapies and rejection in Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and immune therapy of blood cancers.Dr. Schultz is a past recipient of the CIHR/Wyeth Clinical Research Chair in Transplantation,past chair of the Pediatric BMT Consortium the largest children’s BMT clinical trials group inthe world, and president-elect of Cell Therapy and Transplantation Canada. He is currently the director of the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program group at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.
mads daugaard, pHd - investigator
anne seino - program manager
rod rassekh, MD
Alberto delaidelli, MD phd - young investigator
Alberto Delaidelli is a young investigator at the BC Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver. He obtained his Medical Degree (MD) cum laude from the University of Milan (Italy) and his PhD from the University of British Columbia (Canada). His work focuses on the identification of optimal immunotherapy targets for the generation of effective cell-based therapies against pediatric brain tumours, and he has developed novel tests for a simplified and clinically tractable risk‑stratification of these tumours. In addition, he supports multiple members of the Dream Team with histopathological and molecular analyses of human and xenografted tissues. His work has been recognized with numerous awards, including a prestigious Killam Doctoral Scholarship and CIHR Fellowship.
rebecca deyell, md phd - young investigator
anne-chloe dhez, PhD - young investigator
htoo zarni Oo, MD - young investigator