Scientific Research Advisory Council


Dr. Bob Armstrong, BSc, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, UBC
Chief, Pediatric Medicine, B.C. Children’s Hospital and B.C. Women’s Hospital
Presently Chief Academic Officer, The Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya


Dr. Brian Bressler, MD, MS, FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, UBC
Member of Gastrointestinal Research Institute and Pacific Gastroenterology Associates


Dr. John Cairns, MD, FRCPC, FRCP, FACC

Honurary Patron of CH.I.L.D. Foundation
Former Dean of Medicine, UBC


Dr. Aubrey Tingle, MD, PhD, DSc.,FRCPC, FCAHS

Founding President and CEO of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) from 2001 to 2008.


Dr. Stuart Turvey, MBBS, DPhil, FRCPC

Senior Clinician Scientist, CFRI, Associate Director, Clinical, CFRI
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious and Immunological Diseases, University of British Columbia.

Our one and only focus is to find a cure for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and liver disorders.