Cancer research
– our focus areas

To focus our efforts and increase our impact, we have designed two umbrella focus areas under the themes Improved Patient Outcomes and Science of Prevention and Detection.

Board of Directors

Our Foundation Board is responsible for setting the strategic vision and ensuring the outward representation of the Foundation.

Our board members bring a vast range of knowledge and experience in the worlds of business, law, government, technology, health care, and non-profit management to the task of governing the foundation. They jointly oversee the foundation's activities and help set the strategic vision for the foundation's grant making, geographic focus, spending, investment, management, governance, and professional standards.

Shawn Stephenson
Foundation Board Chairman
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Prof. Dr. Beat Thürlimann
Foundation Board Deputy Chairman
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Dr. Hermann Schulin
Foundation Board Member
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Wendy Selig
Foundation Board Member
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Our Advisory board

Our Advisory Board supports the Foundation Board in its strategic decision-making for grant opportunities.

Our Advisory Board plays a critical role in reviewing and assessing all grant activities of the foundation and offers technical advice and dynamic perspectives to support our Board of Directors on strategy and governance issues.

Cristiana Sessa, MD, PhD
Advisory Board Member
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Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP
Advisory Board Member
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