Chemaphor Chemical Services is a Canadian company that prides itself on offering customers deuterated vitamins and other deuterated chemicals of the highest possible quality, at the lowest possible price.

Chemaphor was originally created in 1997 under the name Occell Inc., which was a spin-off from the National Research Council of Canada. In 2005 the company went public and changed its name to Chemaphor. Chemaphor is currently a division of Avivagen Inc., a publically listed Canadian Company, and along with its headquarters, is located in Ottawa, Ontario. Synthetic chemistry has always been the cornerstone of our expertise, and our team of chemists, all of whom have Ph.D. degrees, contribute decades of experience in this area. We look forward to helping you with your next project.

cameronCameron Groome
Chief Executive Officer

Over 20 years of experience in the life sciences business and finance sector. Holds a degree in Finance and Marketing, as well as Pure and Applied Sciences. Member of the Life Sciences Advisory Board for Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

grahamGraham Burton Ph.D
Co-Founder & Director, Commercialization Science

20 years of biomedical research at the National Research Council of Canada. Developed Avivagen’s oxidized β-carotene technology, and is internationally recognized as a leading scientist in Vitamin E research.

davidDavid Hankinson
Executive Director

Former CEO and President of Solvay Pharma Inc. Former VP and Co-founder of Kingswood Canada Inc.

januszJanusz Daroszewski Ph.D
Co-Founder & Director, Process Validation

Over 30 years of experience in organic synthetic chemistry in addition to extensive research in biologically active substances.

jamesnickersonJames Nickerson, Ph.D
Director, Product Validation

Ph.D and M.Sc. in Molecular Physiology and Evolution


ChrisBolandChris Boland, CPA, CA, CMA, B. Com.
Chief Financial Officer

Over 25 years of experience in corporate finance, SOX, IFRS, ERM, anti-fraud measures, public reporting and corporate governance. Serves on the Board of Directors of Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMAO).