The Best of the AACR Journals Collection: Author Profiles
Title & Affiliation:
Consultant Liver Pathology
Division of Anatomic Pathology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Q: What is your primary area of study/research?
A: Hepatobiliary cancer, focus on biomarker discovery and validation.
Q: What influenced your decision to embark on a research career?
A: My career and passion for research were sealed early in my life. I was very curious about how disease develops, particularly cancer. I saw science as the natural path to find answers and help others.
Q; What excites you most about your research area?
A: The challenges, working with brilliant and enthusiastic colleagues, and making new discoveries.
Q: What do you do for fun outside of work? What are your passions and hobbies?
A: I very much enjoy family time, sharing my life with my endlessly inquisitive 10-year-old daughter and my two grandchildren. I also enjoy outdoor activities and wildlife. I am preparing for my first triathlon.