Person: Dr Jane Aubin

Dr Jane Aubin

Dr Jane Aubin has been appointed chief scientific officer (CSO) and VP of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), effective July 4th, replacing Dr Pierre Chartrand who is retiring. Aubin is currently completing a four-year term as scientific director of the CIHR Institute of Muskuloskeletal Health and Arthritis. She also served a term as…

Dr Victor Dzau

Dr Victor Dzau has been named the winner of the 2011 Henry G Friesen International Prize in Health Research. The $35,000 prize was awarded to Dzau for his work as a pioneering translational research scientist and other activities. He is currently the James B Duke professor of medicine at Duke Univ and president and CEO…

Jim Roche

Jim Roche has been appointed acting president and CEO of CMC Microsystems (formerly Canadian Microelectronics Corp) while the organization’s board continues its search for a permanent replacement. Roche has been a member of CMC’s board of directors for four years. He recently stepped down as president and CEO of Tundra Semiconductor Corp, an Ottawa-based fabless…

Dr Jane Aubin

Dr Jane Aubin has been appointed scientific director of the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA), effective January 1/07. A professor of molecular and medical genetics at the Univ of Toronto, Aubin is a member of the university’s research advisory board and vice chair of the CIHR-IMHA’s advisory board. She holds a BSc…

Judy Ciufo

Judy Ciufo has been appointed executive director of the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences for a five-year term beginning November 1. Ciufo joined the Federation in 2002 as director of public affairs and became associate executive director the following year. She has been acting executive director since July when she replaced Paul Ledwell,…