Clifford Paul Stanners
BSc (McMaster); MA, PhD (Toronto)

2006 - Clifford (Cliff) Stanners was recruited to McGill’s Department of Biochemistry in 1982 and appointed Director of the McGill Cancer Center in 1988, to which he attracted many prominent doctors and medical researchers. His research had a great impact on the understanding of the development of malignancies. In 1997, Stanners was named the Jeanne and J.-Louis Lévesque Chair of Cancer Research. He served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Biotechnology, the Montreal General Hospital Research Institute and the College of Reviewers of the Canada Research Chairs program and as Chair of the Canada Foundation for Innovation Evaluation Committee..