Board of Directors

OIRM's Board of Directors consists of highly qualified personel with years of experience in guiding organizations in the research field.


Sharon Colle

President and CEO
The Foundation Fighting Blindness

Janet Rossant


Board Members

Richard Meadows

General Partner
BioInnovation Capital Fund


Janet Rossant

Senior Scientist
SickKids Research Institute



Michael Rudnicki

Senior Scientist
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute




Timothy Smith

CEO and Co-founder
Octane Biotech Inc.

Alan Trounson

Professor Emeritus
Monash University
Past President
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Jim Woodgett

Director of Research
Lunenfeld-Tanenbum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital



Non-voting Members

Sandra Donaldson

Vice President, Operations Secretary to the BOD
Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine


Michael May

Chief Executive Officer
Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine



Duncan Stewart

President and Scientific Director
Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine