Dr. Thomas J. Hudson is President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR). He is recruiting more than 50...
Dr. Thomas J. Hudson is President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR). He is recruiting more than 50 internationally recognized principal investigators to implement OICR’s Strategic Plan, which focuses on prevention, early diagnosis, cancer targets and new therapeutics.
Dr. Hudson was the founder and Director of the McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre and Assistant-Director of the Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research. Internationally renowned for his work in genomics, he led the effort to generate dense physical and gene maps of the human and mouse genomes. He is a leader in the development and applications of robotic systems and DNA-chip based methodologies for genome research. Dr. Hudson and his team were founding members of the International Haplotype Map Consortium.
In 2007, Dr. Hudson was appointed Professor (status-only) in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto. He taught in the departments of Human Genetics and Medicine at McGill University and practiced medicine at the McGill University Health Centre – Montreal General Hospital (Division of Immunology and Allergy).
Dr. Hudson is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. One of the co-founding members of P3G, he is its Scientific Director. He is editor-in-chief of the journal Human Genetics.