Dr. Keith Humphries has been with the BC Cancer Agency for 30 years. He began his career in medicine at the Ontario Cancer Institute in the 1970s, where he became interested in stem cell biology. Following postdoctoral studies at the National Institutes of Health in Washington, Dr. Humphries joined the BC Cancer Agency team at the newly-created Terry Fox Laboratory (TFL). As Director of the TFL, Dr. Humphries work focuses on cancers of the blood and stem cell research. By harnessing the self-renewal properties of normal stem cells, Dr. Humphries and his colleagues hope to stimulate the production of more healthy cells and suppress leukemic growth.
You can read Dr. Humphries’ blog posts here.