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Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine and Staff Psychiatrist and Researcher at the McGill University Health Center, was recently presented with the 2017 Dr. Samarthji Lal Award for Mental Health Research by the Graham Boeckh Foundation. Congratulations Dr. Gobbi!
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Dr. Jade Lasiste, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Miguel Burnier at the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Pathology was recently awarded the Member-in-Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster in the Lens subspecialty category at the annual conference of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) held in Baltimore from May 7 to 11, for her work “Metformin inhibits epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in lens epithelial cells.” Congratulations Dr. Lasiste!
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Dr. Brigitte Kieffer, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and Scientific Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, was appointed an officer of the French National Order of Merit during a ceremony held in Montreal on May 19. Congratulations Dr. Kieffer!
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Dr. Martin Schmeing, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) New Investigator Award. This annual award was established by the Society to recognize meritorious research in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics in Canada. Congratulations Dr. Schmeing!
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Dr. Liliane Asseraf-Pasin, Faculty Lecturer and Associate Director (Physical Therapy Program) and Dr. Hiba Zafran, also Faculty Lecturer with McGill University’s School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) have been selected as co-recipients of the 2017 McGill Award for Equity and Community Building in the academic staff category. These awards recognize the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity, inclusion and community engagement at McGill. Congratulations Dr. Asseraf-Pasin and Dr. Zafran!
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Annmarie Adams, the Stevenson Chair in the History and Philosophy of Science, including Medicine, has been named as one of two recipients of the 2017 President’s Medal for Media in Architecture given by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). The award recognizes storytelling about buildings and cities that promotes understanding of architecture and the role of architects in the daily lives of Canadians. Congratulations Prof. Adams!
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Second-year McGill medical student Brianne Wartman was among five students awarded scholarships last month from QuintilesIMS for distinction in their pharmacology studies. Congratulations Brianne!
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Dr. Matthias Friedrich, Professor of Medicine with the Departments of Cardiology and Diagnostic Radiology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Attending Cardiologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital Glen site, has been elected President of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, one of the largest international imaging societies. Congratulations Dr. Friedrich!
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Simon Papillon-Cavanagh, a PhD student in Medicine at McGill University, is the award winner of the Fonds Santé, one of the three Fonds awards of the Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Congratulations Simon!
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Three McGill Faculty of Medicine members, Dr. Sarkis Meterissian, Dr. Laurie Plotnick and Prof. David Ragsdale, were recently announced as 2017 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merits awards, which promotes, recognizes and rewards faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools. Congratulations to all three winners!
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