Lotanna Ifeobu

21 Mar: Life Sciences Ontario Welcomes Darren Anderson, Naheed Kurji, Parimal Nathwani, Robyn Saccon, and Salim Teja as New Board Members

TORONTO, ON – March 21st, 2024 — Today, Life Sciences Ontario hosted our Annual General Meeting and we are delighted to welcome the following highly accomplished professionals to the board of directors: Darren Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO, Vive Crop Protection Naheed Kurji, President, Recursion Canada Parimal Nathwani, President and CEO,…

08 Mar: International Women’s Day 2024 – “Celebrating Women Leaders Across Ontario’s Life Sciences Sector” by Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) & Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®)

Today, women make up 50% of university students enrolled in STEM and health programs in Canada.[1] Women identifying as visible minorities make up 44.4% of women aged 25 years or older with a post-secondary degree or higher in STEM.[2]  However, these numbers do not translate equally into the workforce where…

15 Jan: Life Sciences Ontario Announces Recipients of 2024 LSO Awards

TORONTO, ON – January 15th, 2024 — Today, Life Sciences Ontario is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2024 LSO Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals and companies contributing to the success of Ontario’s life sciences sector. The awards will be presented during LSO’s Celebration of Success Awards Presentation on Wednesday,…

22 Aug: “Embracing Diversity: Empowering Newcomers in Canada’s Life Sciences Sector” by Anna Kaminska

The Journey Towards Inclusion and Diversity in Canada’s Life Sciences Sector A few weeks ago, Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) released an eye-opening report titled “Status of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) in Canada’s Life Science Sector.” This comprehensive report provides a clear glimpse into the efforts being made to…

17 Jul: Landmark Report Published on the Status of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) in Canada’s Life Sciences Sector

Pfizer Canada, adMare BioInnovations, Shift Health and Life Sciences Ontario have partnered to produce this report featuring insights on areas of progress and opportunity TORONTO, ON – July 17, 2023 — Pfizer Canada, adMare BioInnovations, Shift Health and Life Sciences Ontario proudly announce the publication of a landmark report–Status of…

28 Apr: Ontario Establishes New Life Sciences Council

Toronto, Ontario – The Ontario government has established its Life Sciences Council, a new advisory body aimed at promoting and supporting the growth of Ontario’s life sciences sector. Dr. Jason Field, President and CEO of Life Sciences Ontario, has been appointed as the inaugural Chair of the Council. The Life…