Our Scientific Advisory Board.

The Scientific Advisory Board provides strategic insight into BC Children's Hospital Research Institute's scientific direction and participates in the scientific reviews for the Research Institute's Investigator Salary Award Program.


    Dr. Astrid Guttmann, MDCM, FRCPC, MSc 

Chief Science Officer and Senior Scientist at ICES
Staff Pediatrician, Division of Pediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
CIHR Reproductive, Child and Youth Health Services Applied Chair


    Dr. Terry Klassen, MD, MSc, FRCPC 
CEO and Scientific Director, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba 

Head, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba
Medical Director, Child Health Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority 

    Dr. Glenda MacQueen, MD, PhD, FRCPC 

Professor, University of Calgary
Vice Dean of the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Toronto
Clinical Professor, McMaster University


    Dr. Flaura Winston, MD, PhD 

Scientific Director, Center for Injury Research and Prevention &
Science/Medical Advisor, Office Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine


    Dr. Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD
Co-Director, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University
Co-Director, Bass Center for Childhood Blood Disease, Stanford
George D. Smith Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford
Chief, Division of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford
Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation), Stanford