Gang Zheng, Ph.D

Dr. Gang Zheng is a Professor in Medical Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto. He is also a Senior Scientist, the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum/Brazilian Ball Chair in Prostate Cancer Research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, and the Scientific Lead for Nanotechnology and Radiochemistry at the Techna Institute, UHN.  His research has been focused on nanomedicine, molecular imaging and photodynamic therapy. 


Warren Chan, Ph.D

Dr. Warren Chan is currently a full professor at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research at the University of Toronto. His research is focused on the development of nanoparticles for diagnosing and treating cancer and infectious diseases.


Brian Wilson, Ph.D

Dr. Brian Wilson is a Senior Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute and Professor of Medical Biophysics at University of Toronto. He leads an internationally recognized R&D program in optics-based biomedical applications, with a primary translational/clinical focus. His research interest is focused on the development and application of new therapeutic and diagnostic techniques based on the use of lasers and other optical technologies. 


Ren-Ke Li, MD, Ph.D


Dr. Ren-Ke Li is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Toronto, and a Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network. Dr. Li is also the Canada Research Chair in Cardiac Regeneration (Tier 1) of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and was a Career Investigator of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. His research focuses on translational research to apply new insights discovered through basic science research to clinical applications for heart regeneration and repair after myocardial infarction.


Christine Allen, Ph.D

Dr. Christine Allen is a Professor and the GlaxoSmithKline Chair in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. Her main research interests include image-guided drug delivery and the development of smart and multifunctional nano-systems for imaging and therapy.