Welcome to a MedTech West seminar with professor David Jaffray from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health at the University of Toronto.

Welcome to a MedTech West seminar: Building Innovation Capacity in a Research Hospital- The Techna Story presented by professor David Jaffray from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health at the University of Toronto.Professor David Jaffray, is the Head of Radiation & Imaging Physics at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the director for the Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health at the University of Toronto. In the seminar he will tell the story of how he and his coworkers have managed to build a world leading innovation environment at Princess Margarets hospital in Toronto.

Where? Kammaren, Vita stråket 12, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
When? 12.30-13.30 incl.lunch

David Jaffray´s biography:
Dr. David Jaffray graduated from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with a B.Sc. in Physics (Hons.) in 1988 and completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario in 1994. Following graduation, he took a position as Staff Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan where he instigated a direction of research that garnered funding from the NIH and from congressionally-directed funding programs. Dr. Jaffray became a Board Certified Medical Physicist (ABMP – Radiation Oncology) in 1999. In 2002, Dr. Jaffray joined the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Ontario as Head of Radiation Physics and a Senior Scientist within the Ontario Cancer Institute. David holds the Fidani Chair in Radiation Physics and is a principal in the STTARR Innovation Centre and Guided Therapeutics (GTx) Group of the University Health Network. He is the Director of the recently established Institute of Health Technology Development at the University Health Network (TECHNA).

Read more about David Jaffray´s work at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre:
http://www.uhn.ca/PrincessMargaret

A light lunch will be served at arrival to participants that have registered before April 10th. Register by sending an email to seminars@medtechwest.se. Please write “David Jaffray seminar April 14″ in the subject line.