A medical researcher and published scientist, Dr. Marie-Terese Little holds a B.Sc. from the University in Victoria (1986) and
was awarded the post-graduate degrees of M.Sc.(1990) and Ph.D. (1996) in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences and Experimental Medicine, respectively, from the University of British Columbia. She completed post-doctoral fellowships at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, both with appointments at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
As a staff scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle Washington, Dr. Little worked on novel and innovative pre-clinical and clinical trials for non-myeloablative bone marrow transplantation. With over 40 peer-reviewed publications in addition to numerous invited editorials and literature reviews, Dr. Little is well-positioned to assist with the dissemination of qualitative and quantitative data and results in the form of manuscripts, grants, briefs, literature reviews, brief communications or theses.
In Victoria, Dr. Little served seven years on the Clinical Research Ethics Board (CREB) at Island Health and is the immediate past Chair of the CREB at Island Health.
As founding member and president of 4th Dimension Biomedical Research Communications (4D-BRC), Dr. Little is able to apply her academic, scientific and leadership skills to a variety of global communications projects for academic researchers and corporate clients.
Through the philanthropic channels at 4D-BRC, Dr. Little and her colleagues assist newly-diagnosed (oncology) patients and their caregivers with navigating complex diagnoses and the equally complicated health care system.