Dr. Michael J. Strong, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and CIHR’s Governing Council, announced today the appointment of Dr. Jane Rylett as the new Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aging (CIHR-IA). This appointment will be effective August 1, 2019.
Dr. Rylett is a Distinguished University Professor and currently serves as an Associate Dean in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. She is a Scientist in the Molecular Medicine Research Laboratories at Robarts Research Institute and was Chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology.