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Olanrewaju Ayokunle, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at McGill University, is the award winner of the Fonds Nature et technologies, one of the three Fonds awards of the Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Congratulations Olanrewaju!
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Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan, Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Pediatrics and associate member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was recently awarded the 2017 F. Estelle R. Simons Award for Research by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI). The award is presented to a CSACI member in recognition of his or her exemplary research in the field of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. To be considered for this award, the candidate’s research should be viewed as significant and of benefit to the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology community. Congratulations Dr. Ben-Shoshan!
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Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs (GHP) has been appointed as Adjunct Professor at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India’s equivalent of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. ICMR is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research and is one of the oldest and largest medical research agencies in the world. Congratulations Dr. Pai!
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Congratulations to Vanessa D’Aquila, Hailey Schwass and Carol-Ann Dom on the awards each received during Fall Convocation!
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Live 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Gergely Lukacs,
a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Physiology, who was recently presented with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 2017 Paul di Sant’Agnese Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, considered the Foundation’s highest scientific honour!
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Dr. Pierre Pluye, Dr. Miriam Boillat and Dr. Yvonne Steinert have been selected as the 2017 recipients of the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s (CFPC) Family Medicine Researcher of the Year Award, Ian McWhinney Family Medicine Education Award and CFPC Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research respectively. The trio will receive their awards as part of the CFPC’s 2017 Family Medicine Forum, held between November 8 and 11 in Montreal. Congratulations Dr. Pluye, Dr. Boillat and Dr. Steinert!
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Once again this year, the three finalists of the Pam and Rolando del Maestro William Osler Medical Students’ Essay Awards had the opportunity to present their essays on November 1 in the Wellcome Camera of the Osler Library in the McIntyre Medical Building. Congratulations to 2017 co-winners Clare Fogarty and André Lametti!
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Dr. Roderick McInnes, Director of the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital and Acting President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is being honoured with the 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award by the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI). Dr. McInnes, who holds the Alva Chair in Human Genetics and a Canada Research Chair in Neurogenetics at McGill University, is being recognized for significant and innovative contributions in the field of human genetics. Congratulations Dr. McInnes!
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In 10 years as McGill’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Heather Munroe-Blum gave her fair share of speeches at Convocation. But none of them were ever quite like the one she delivered the morning of October 31, after she was conferred with an honorary doctorate (Doctor of Science honoris causa) as part of 2017 Fall Convocation ceremonies.
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The field of medical education would not be anywhere near where it is today if it weren’t for the outstanding vision, leadership and dedication of Dr. Linda Snell, this year’s winner of the McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Education. Dr. Snell accepted her Award during the Fall Convocation ceremony on October 31. Congratulations Dr. Snell!
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