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Titles, Education and Awards

 

 

Titles

Distinguished Scientist, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency
Provincial Program Leader - Prostate Cancer Research, BC Cancer Agency
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

  

Education

B.Sc., Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University
Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Bradford, UK / University of Göteborg, Sweden


Boards

2017 - Present

Trustee of the Canada Science and Technology Museum (4-year term); Crown corporation accountable to Parliament.

2015 - Present

Director and Officer, ESSA Pharma Inc.; publicly traded company (NASDAQ, TSX)

2012 - 2015

Member of the American Urology Association (AUA) Research Council; American Non-profit Society

2012 - 2015

Member of the American Urology Association (AUA) Education Council; American Non-profit Society

2011 - Present

Scientific Advisory Board; Prostate Cancer Foundation (USA)

2011 - Present

Scientific Advisory Board; Coalition to Cure Prostate Cancer

2010 - 2014

Director and Officer, ESSA Pharma Inc.; Biotechnology Private Sector Company

2010 - 2013

Editorial Board Member, Cancer Research (AACR); Journal Board Member

2007 - 2015

Officer (2007 - 2015), Past President (2014 - 2015), President (2013 - 2014), Vice President (2012 - 2013), Treasurer (2007 - 2011), Society of Basic Urologic Research; American Non-profit Society

Awards

2017 - Board of Trustees of the Canada Science and Technology Museum

Dr. Sadar has been appointed by the Government of Canada to the Board of Trustees of the Canada Science and Technology Museum. This is one of three museums comprising the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, responsible for preserving and protecting Canada's scientific and technological heritage and promoting and sharing knowledge about it.

2016 - University of British Columbia Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Award

Dr. Sadar was awarded for Excellence in Research and Discovery.

2016 - Chair of FY17 and Executive Committee Member of FY16

Dr. Sadar was elected Chair of FY17 and Executive Committee Member of FY16 in the US Army DOD Prostate Cancer Research Program Programmatic/Integration Panel.

2014 - USA Army DOD Prostate Cancer Research Program Integration Panel

Dr. Sadar was appointed to the PCRP Integration Panel (IP), joining a distinguished group of scientists, clinicians, and consumer advocates who make up the seventeen-member advisory body. The PCRP Integration Panel, comprised of some of the nation's foremost innovative thinkers and creative leaders in prostate cancer research and clinical care, is an external advisory body that recommends an appropriate vision, award mechanisms, and investment strategy for the program, makes funding recommendations on applications submitted to the program, and advises program officers on policy development and critical issues in prostate cancer research and clinical management.

2010 - SWIU/SBUR Award for Excellence in Urologic Research

This is an annual award to recognize a female scientist who has a distinguished track record of basic science in urologic research. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Women in Urology and the Society for Basic Urologic Research

2009 - Simon Fraser University Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Achievement

Dr. Sadar was honoured in recognition of her significant achievements in cancer research. Watch the SFU Outstanding Alumni slide show describing Marianne's achievements.

2008 - Terry Fox Young Investigator Award

Awarded annually by the National Cancer Institute of Canada to one investigator in the first 10 years of their career for performing outstanding basic laboratory research in cancer.

1997 - D. Harold Copp Award

Awarded by the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism

 

Spin-Off Company:

ESSA PHARMA INC

Founders: Marianne D Sadar and Raymond Andersen

President : Marianne D Sadar 01/2009 – 07/2010

President & CEO: David Parkinson 01/2016 - present

Chairman of the Board: Richard Glickman 07/2010 - present

Chief Scientific Officer: Marianne D Sadar 07/2010 - present

Chief Technical Officer and Secretary: Raymond Andersen 07/2010 – present

 

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