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Will Foulkes for
having been awarded the prestigious O. Harold Warwick Prize by the Canadian
Cancer Society in 2014.
The Warwick Prize is given to Canadian scientists who have made great contributions to cancer control in Canada and internationally.
Ari Meguerditchian who has been selected as one McGill recipients of the 2014 CAME Certificate of Merit Award.
This certificate will be presented to him at the upcoming Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) in Ottawa during the CAME Annual General Meeting on Sunday, April 27, 2014
Congratulations to Nahum Sonenberg as one of eight winners of the prestigious Wolf Prize as announced in Tel Aviv on Thursday, January 16, 2014.
Sonenberg was named co-winner in the medicine category for his discovery of the mechanism of protein synthesis and its control in infectious diseases, cancer and neurological disorders.
He will share the $100,000 prize with Victor Ambros
of the Harvard Medical School and Gary Ruvkun of the
University of Massachusetts Medical School.
|Comings||Ives Levesque, November, 2013
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It is with profound sadness that we communicate the passing on December 29, 2013, of Dr Parviz Ghadirian, an Adjunct Professor in our department. Dr. Ghadirian was a key contributor to our teaching in oncology. For more than 20 years he lectured to our graduate students and fellows on nutrition and cancer. His 35-year research on the interface of genetics, nutrition, and cancer has been a great influence on cancer control in Canada.