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Order of Canada Recipients
Congratulations to Drs. Eduardo Franco, Philippe Gros and
Gerald Batist for their Order of Canada appointments:
Eduardo L. Franco, O.C.
"For his groundbreaking contributions to the prevention of cervical cancer in Canada and around the world."
Philippe Gros, O.C.
"For his pioneering use of molecular genetics to identify risk factors in a range of conditions, including infectious diseases and cancer, and for his leadership in the health sciences."
Gerald Batist, C.M.
"For his advances in applying personalized medicine to cancer treatment, and for his leadership in creating research networks in his field."
Dr. Gerald Batist who has been named a Chevalier (Knight) of the
Ordre National du Québec.
Congratulations to the Medical Physics Unit (MPU) for being the first place winner in the category of Health Sciences in this year's McGill Dobson Cup. The Dobson Cup is a competition for starting entrepreneurs. The MPU's startup centers around a novel radiation detector. For further information click here.
Congratulations to Dr. Philip Branton for receiving the McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement.
Congratulations to Dr. Christine Maheu who was recently awarded the 2016 Prize of Excellence from the Association Québécoise des infirmières en oncologie.
The International Drug Discovery and Development Forum 2016 will take place June 6-10, 2016 at the Centre for Translational Biology of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (Glen Site). For more information click here.
The Best of ASCO 2016 will take place on June 14, 2016 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. For more information click here.
Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Pierre Farmer for receiving the Award of Excellence from the Collège des médecins du Québec for his outstanding contributions to neurosurgery. Dr. Farmer specializes in the treatment of childhood brain tumours.
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Liben from Palliative Care McGill who is one of the 2016-2017 Faculty of Medicine honourees for the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence.
Congratulations to Dr. Luke McCaffrey and to Dr. Josie Ursini-Siegel who were each granted tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor effective June 1, 2016.