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TFRI is led, governed and managed by its President and Scientific Director, Board of Directors, Executive and a Scientific Advisory Committee. The Executive comprises the leaders of our Regional Nodes. This team is supported by Headquarters Staff located in Vancouver, BC.

TFRI has established partnerships with more than 60 partners across Canada, bringing together more than 300 of the best and brightest researchers and clinicians from top cancer care and research centres, hospitals and universities across the country.

  • Role
  • Location
  • Partner
  • Board of Directors
  • Headquarters Staff
  • President
  • Researcher
  • TFRI Executive
  • Canada Wide
  • Ontario
  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Québec
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Saskatchewan
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Alberta Cancer Foundation
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions
  • Atlantic Cancer Research Institute
  • BC Cancer
  • BC Cancer Foundation
  • BC Children's Hospital
  • Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute
  • BioCanRX
  • Brock University
  • Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • CancerCare Manitoba
  • Capital Health
  • Centre de recherche de Centre hospitalier de L’Université de Montréal
  • Centre de Recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
  • Centre for Drug Research and Development
  • Centre Hospitalier de L’Université de Montréal
  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
  • CHU - Quebec
  • CHU - Sainte-Justine
  • Cross Cancer Institute
  • CSSS Champlain—Charles-Le Moyne
  • Dalhousie University
  • Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre
  • Gairdner Foundation
  • Genome BC
  • Genome Canada
  • Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal
  • Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
  • Hôtel-Dieu de Québec
  • Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec
  • Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer
  • IWK Health Centre
  • Jewish General Hospital
  • Juravinski Cancer Centre
  • London Health Sciences Centre
  • Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation
  • Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
  • McGill Cancer Centre
  • McGill University
  • McGill University Health Centre
  • McMaster University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Montreal Children's Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • National Science Council (NSC)
  • New Brunswick Cancer Network
  • New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
  • Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Queen's University
  • Research Manitoba
  • Ryerson University
  • Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Sinai Health System
  • St. Mary’s Hospital Center
  • St. Paul's Hospital
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Team Finn Foundation
  • The C17 Council
  • The Cole Foundation
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • The Terry Fox Foundation
  • Tom Baker Cancer Centre
  • Université de Montreal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université Laval
  • Université Sherbrooke
  • University Health Network
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Prince Edward Island
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
  • Vancouver General Hospital
  • Vancouver Prostate Centre

President & Scientific Director

  • Dr. Victor Ling

    President and Scientific DirectorChair of the Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Darrell Fox

    Senior AdvisorBoard of Directors member
  • Dr. Victor Ling

    President and Scientific DirectorChair of the Board of Directors
  • Dr. Chris Paige

    Board of Directors memberSenior Scientist (University Health Network)
  • Dr. Marla Shapiro

    Board of Directors memberAssociate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (University of Toronto)

TFRI Executive

  • Dr. David Eisenstat

    Alberta Node LeaderProfessor and Chair, Department of Oncology (University of Alberta)
  • Dr. Spencer Gibson

    Prairies Node LeaderProvincial Director, Research (CancerCare Manitoba)
  • Dr. Michael Johnston

    Atlantic Node LeaderExecutive Director (Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, Dalhousie University)
  • Dr. Victor Ling

    President and Scientific DirectorChair of the Board of Directors
  • Dr. Marco Marra

    BC Node LeaderDirector and Distinguished Scientist (Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer)
  • Dr. Anne-Marie Mes-Masson

    Quebec Node LeaderScientific Director (Centre de recherche du C.H.U.M)
  • Dr. Robert Rottapel

    Ontario Node LeaderSenior Scientist (University Health Network, University of Toronto)

Headquarters Staff

Researchers