Dr. Alan Bernstein: Ideas That Will Change the World

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Alan Bernstein is the President and CEO of CIFAR, whose mission is to connect the world's best minds through global research networks that address questions of importance to the world. He was awarded the HBS Club of Toronto scholarship to study at the HBS in July 2013.

Event Details:
Cost: none, but registration is required as space is limited. This event is now fully subscribed. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please contact Wendy Feldman (wendyfeldman@yahoo.ca). Preference will be given to club members.
Location: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1400
Toronto, ON

About the Speaker:
Dr. Bernstein, former executive director of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, was the founding president of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, where he led the transformation of health research in Canada. Author of over 225 scientific publications, Dr. Bernstein has made extensive contributions to the study of stem cells, hematopoiesis and cancer. Dr. Bernstein has received numerous awards for his contributions to science, including the 2008 Gairdner Wightman Award. He received his PhD at the University of Toronto, is a Senior Fellow of Massey College and an Officer of the Order of Canada.