Person: Philippe Walker

Philippe Walker

Philippe Walker has been appointed chairman of the strategic orientation committee (SOC) for the Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM), succeeding Bernard Prigent. Walker is VP and director of the Astra Zeneca research centre in Montreal focused on the discovery and development of drugs for pain and other neurological disorders, and a member of the…

Dr Donald Stuss

Dr Donald Stuss has been appointed interim president and scientific director of the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI), which was established last November with $15 million in seed funding from the Ontario government (R$, November 29/10). Stuss is a senior scientist and founding director of the Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest and a professor in psychology, neurology…

Stephen Hartlen

Stephen Hartlen has been appointed assistant VP industry relations and executive director of the Industry Liaison and Innovation Office at Dalhousie Univ. Hartlen comes to Dalhousie from Innovacorp, Nova Scotia’s primary vehicle for early stage commercialization where most recently he was interim president and CEO. He has extensive experience in the telecommunications and finance sectors…