International Scientific Advisory Council

The International Scientific Advisory Council (ISAC) comprises established scientific leaders from prominent international institutions involved in fields related to healthy aging, as well the Dean of the UBC Faculty of Medicine.

The ISAC operates as a consultation council providing strategic advice, guidance, and connections to facilitate the recruitment of the Edwin S.H. Leong UBC Chair in Healthy Aging – a UBC President’s Excellence Chair. Once the inaugural chair holder is in place, the ISAC will support the successful launch and development of the Edwin S.H. Leong Healthy Aging Program. The Council will serve as a scientific sounding board to support the Edwin S.H. Leong UBC Chair in Healthy Aging – a UBC President’s Excellence Chair in building the program and to provide external expertise and perspective to help ensure that the Program remains true to Dr. Leong’s vision.


The current members of the ISAC are: