Board of Directors

OIRM's Board of Directors consists of highly qualified experts 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




OIRM Executive


Duncan Stewart

President and Scientific Director
Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine







Michael May

Chief Executive Officer
Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine





Sandra Donaldson

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Secretary to the BOD
Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine