Spencer Gibson

MOHCCN Network Council TFRI Prairie Node Lead
Dr. Spencer Gibson graduated from the Univeristy of Toronto in the Department of Clincial Biochemistry in 1997 and did a pre-doctoral fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. In 1997, he was a post-doctroal fellow at the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver Colorado. He became an Assistant Professor at the Univeristy of Mantoba in 1999 where he contributed to the creation and expansion of the Manitoba Tumor Bank and served as Director of the CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute from 2012 to 2015. He also was Director of Translational Research where he developed infrastructure that brought multi-disciplinary researchers together to impact cancer. He has over 140 peer-reviewed publications understanding cell death responses to stress and therapies. His research been awarded over 20 million dollars in funding and has been involved in research that led to changes in clinical practice in Manitoba. In 2021, Dr. Spencer B. Gibson became the inaugural Dianne and Irving Kipnes Endowed Chair in Lymphatic Disorders and joins the faculty at the University of Alberta int he Department of Oncology.