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Board of Directors

Gregory Aune, MD, PhD (Board Observer)

Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology, Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, University of Texas, San Antonio

Bob Barich

Managing Director, CNR Search

Matthew Breen, PhD C.Biol FRSB

Professor of Genomics and the Oscar J. Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology Genetics, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Wayne O. Carter, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Board Observer, Advisor)

Chief Executive Officer, TVAX Biomedical

Lee M. Ellis, MD, FACS, FASCO

William C. Liedtke Jr. Chair in Cancer Research, professor in the Departments of Surgical Oncology and Molecular & Cellular Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC); Vice Chair of Translational Medicine at SWOG

Carolyn Henry, DVM, MS

Dean, University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine

Carl H. June, MD

Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy, Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Cheryl London, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)  (Treasurer)

Research Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University; Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education and Anne Engen and Dusty Professorship in Comparative Oncology, Tufts University

Nicola J. Mason, PhD, BVetMed

Associate Professor of Medicine & Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Ryan D Roberts. MD, PhD  (Vice President)

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator, Center for Childhood Cancer, Nationwide Children's Hospital and The James Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University

Carol Robertson-Plouch, DVM

Founder & President, Convergence Bioscience, LLC; former Eli Lilly and Company, LRL Strategic Innovations, Translational and Comparative Medical Research

Michael Salgaller, PhD

Supervisory Specialist at the National Cancer Institute, PhD in Pathology from The Ohio State University, MSc in Immunology from the University of Dayton Please note: Dr. Salgaller is serving in his personal capacity

Ulrike S. Szalay, MPP  (President)

Founder and Executive Director, Canines-N-Kids Foundation


Foundation Leadership

Ulrike Szalay, MPP

Executive Director, Founder of Canines-N-Kids


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