Dr. Ilana Platt
SVP & Chief Regulatory Officer
Dr. Illana Platt is the Chief Regulatory Officer at CannTrust.
With a PhD in medical sciences, Dr. Ilana Platt’s illustrious career includes more than 17 years of research ranging from clinical, animal and cell research to product development, and more than nine years as a regulatory affairs professional. Dr. Platt has obtained numerous key licenses for the company including the original licenses to grow, manufacture, sell, and conduct research.
Dr. Platt earned her BSc. at McMaster University in biochemistry and her PhD at the University of Toronto. Following her PhD studies, Dr. Platt completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Harvard Schools of Medicine/Dental Medicine. Dr. Platt is also the recipient of 13 national and international awards, including a post-graduate scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.