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Who are today’s visionaries and tomorrow’s leaders in Canada’s Life Sciences sector? What are they doing and how did they get there? Listen as Jim Wilson sits down with notable leaders, innovators and disruptors working on the Next Great Big Ideas from coast to coast.

#NGBideas Jim Wilson

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Who are today’s visionaries and tomorrow’s leaders in Canada’s Life Sciences sector? What are they doing and how did they get there? Listen as Jim Wilson sits down with notable leaders, innovators and disruptors working on the Next Great Big Ideas from coast to coast.

    Sarah Howe | St. Joseph's Research Institute

    Sarah Howe | St. Joseph's Research Institute

    June 18th 2024 – This week, we welcome Sarah Howe, Chief Operating Officer of St. Joseph’s Research Center in Hamilton, Ontario. Join us as we delve into Sarah’s journey, from founding Y-Space at York University to her triumphs and challenges in leading the next generation of mental health, lung and chest, kidney, and genitourinary research in Canada.
    St. Joe's Research Institute: research.stjoes.caGet Your Tickets to The NGBI Summit: nextgreatbigideas.com
    Lab Occupier: laboccupier.com

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ivy Parks | BD Canada

    Ivy Parks | BD Canada

    June 11th 2024 –  This week, we have the pleasure of speaking with Ivy Parks, President of BD Canada. Ivy's  journey began in a customer service role, and over the past 20 years, she has risen through the ranks to lead the company. Join us as we explore her career path, the challenges she has overcome, and her vision for the future of BD Canada.
    BD Canada: BD.com Get Your Tickets to The NGBI Summit: nextgreatbigideas.com
    Lab Occupier: laboccupier.com

    • 58 min
    Tom Mikkelsen | Ontario Brain Institute

    Tom Mikkelsen | Ontario Brain Institute

    May 28th 2024 – Join us this week for a conversation with Dr. Tom Mikkelsen, President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Brain Institute in Toronto, Ontario, and Co-Director of the Hermelin Brain Center at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Mikkelsen is recognized as one of the top 0.04% of scholars researching glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer, over the past decade.
    Ontario Brain Institute: braininstitute.caGet Your Tickets to The NGBI Summit: nextgreatbigideas.com
    Lab Occupier: laboccupier.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Nicole Dekort | Medtech Canada

    Nicole Dekort | Medtech Canada

    May 22nd 2024 – This week we’re thrilled to welcome Nicole Dekort, President & CEO of Medtech Canada. Join us as we dive into Nicole's journey, from her early days with the Ontario Liberal Party to leading Medtech Canada, and the triumphs and losses along the way.
    Medtech Canada: medtechcanada.org
    Get Your Tickets to The NGBI Summit: nextgreatbigideas.com
    Lab Occupier: laboccupier.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Raphael Ronen | Sunnybrook Research Institute

    Raphael Ronen | Sunnybrook Research Institute

    May 14th 2024 – Our guest this week is Raphael Ronen, Director of Business Development at Sunnybrook Research Institute. Sunnybrook holds the designation of being recognized as a Centre of Excellence by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation—the first in Canada, and one of only seven worldwide. Regarded as one of the most comprehensive and globally successful programs, Raphael helps get their technology from the bench and into the hands of doctors.
    Sunnybrook Research Institute: sunnybrook.ca/research/
    Get Your Tickets to The NGBI Summit: nextgreatbigideas.com
    Lab Occupier: laboccupier.com

    • 1 hr
    Tamara Seales | Seaford Pharmaceuticals

    Tamara Seales | Seaford Pharmaceuticals

    May 7th, 2024 – Join us this week as we welcome Tamara Seales, President of Seaford Pharmaceuticals, a Canadian-made and family-owned business. Founded in 1991 by the Seales family, Seaford Pharmaceuticals boasts a proud legacy. Today, Tamara leads the company, continuing the vision set forth by her father, Ron Seales. Under her guidance, Seaford Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to developing pharmaceutical solutions for both in-hospital and home settings.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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