Management Team

WILLIAM V.WILLIAMS

William V. Williams, MD, FRCP
President & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Williams is a seasoned biopharmaceutical executive with over 35 years of industry and academic expertise, including significant clinical management in multinational pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Williams has served as BriaCell’s President & CEO since Oct 2016. | Show MorePreviously, Dr. Williams was appointed as VP of Exploratory Development at Incyte Corporation during 2005 – 2016. He facilitated entry of over 20 compounds into the clinic, including approvals for ruxolitinib (Jakafi) and baricitinib (Olumiant).As VP of Clinical Pharmacology and Experimental Medicine at GlaxoSmithKline, Dr. Williams evaluated numerous molecules in clinical studies in various therapeutic areas. He was involved in new or supplemental drug authorizations for a number of oncology drugs including Bexxar (lymphoma), Hycamtin (ovarian cancer), and Navelbine (non-small cell lung cancer) as well as ibandronate (Boniva) for osteoporosis.As Head of Rheumatology Research at the University of Pennsylvania, he ran a major research program in receptor biology, collaborated with David B. Weiner, PhD to develop DNA vaccines and was able to bring novel DNA vaccines into the clinic for the treatment of cutaneous T cell lymphoma.Dr. Williams earned his BSc. in Chemistry and Biotechnology from MIT and Medical Doctorate from Tufts University School of Medicine. He has worked in the molecular immunology laboratory of Mark I. Greene, MD, PhD, FRCP, at the University of Pennsylvania, developed novel methods of bioactive peptide design, and collaborated in the study of the activation of the p185/Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) receptor. HER-2 is a protein which is known to promote the growth of cancer cells. Dr. Williams is the named author at over 130 peer reviewed publications, over 15 patents and numerous Investigational New Drugs (INDs) and NDAs. | Show Less

WILLIAM V.WILLIAMS

Gadi Levin, CA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Gadi Levin has been appointed as BriaCell Therapeutics Corp.’s Chief Financial Officer in February 2016. Most recently, he acted as Chief Financial Officer of Labstyle Innovations Ltd, a biotechnology company focused on diabetes. | Show MoreMr. Levin served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for two Israeli investment houses in the fields of private equity, hedge funds and real estate (2008 to 2009 and 2010, respectively). Pior to that, Mr. Levin acted as Financial Consultant to various firms.Mr. Levin began his career at the accounting firm, Arthur Andersen, where he worked in the Cape Town, London and Tel Aviv offices for nine years. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of the Cape Town, South Africa, and a post graduate diploma in Accounting from the University of South Africa. He received his Chartered Accountant designation in South Africa and has an MBA from Bar Ilan University in Israel. | show less


Giuseppe Del Priore, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Del Priore is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 25 years of experience in research, drug development, and clinical trials management. Dr. Del Priore’s prior work experience includes serving as a biotech Chief Medical Officer, a National Director at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), plus faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, and New York University School of Medicine. | Show MoreDr. Del Priore completed his MPH degree in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, his medical degree with Distinction from The State University of New York, his BA, magna cum laude, in Philosophy, at The City University of New York, with additional training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Rochester. He has authored numerous publications, was named on several patents, and was listed as the “Best Doctors” by the U.S. News & World Report. He regularly appears in various media outlets as a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) in oncology. | show less


Miguel A. Lopez-Lago, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer

Since 2000, Dr. Lopez-Lago has been working as a cancer scientist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (MSKCC). Specifically, he has investigated various aspects of tumor biology, including the development of targeted therapies for Mesothelioma and the characterization of the biological mechanisms underlying cancer metastasis. | Show MoreMore recently, Dr. Lopez-Lago has been interested in the study of the tumor immune-microenvironment and in the development of immunotherapies for thoracic cancers using chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell technologies.Since 2013, Dr. Lopez-Lago has been working as Senior Research Scientist at MSKCC. Dr. Lopez-Lago received his Bachelor of Science in Bio-Sciences and his doctorate in Molecular Biology from Santiago of Compostela University, Spain. | show less