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The Society for Neuroscience recently awarded the Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience to Lauren Mackenzie Reynolds, PhD, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Sorbonne Université in Paris. The Nemko Prize recognizes a young neuroscientist for his or her PhD thesis that advances the understanding of molecular, genetic or cellular mechanisms underlying higher brain function and cognition. Reynolds completed her thesis under the supervision of Dr. Cecilia Flores at McGill.
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Dr. Christel Renoux, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, associate member in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and a researcher at the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital, is the 2019 recipient of the Heart & Stroke’s John-J.-Day MD Award of Excellence.
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The Award recognizes his decades-long commitment to accelerating the translation of new discoveries from the research laboratory into clinical benefits for cancer patients by building unique collaborative and multidisciplinary research programs and networks in Quebec, across Canada and internationally and addressing the major challenges in cancer research and cancer care. Congratulations Dr. Batist!
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The Neuro’s Azrieli Centre for Autism Research has awarded grants to three projects that will drive creative and innovative research in hopes of providing more insight into future treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Each project will be funded $100,000 each for a two-year period.  Congratulations Aparna Suvrathan, Yang Zhou and Timothy Kennedy!
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Dr. Jean Bourbeau, Professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, was honoured as a 2019 Distinguished CHEST Educator by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) during the opening session of the organization’s Annual Meeting on October 21 in New Orleans. The designation provides recognition of excellence in continuing medical education, placing Dr. Bourbeau within the top 4% of CHEST faculty worldwide. Congratulations Dr. Bourbeau!
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Dr. I. George Fantus, Professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), was honoured as the 2019 recipient of Diabetes Canada’s Lifetime Achievement Award, during their recent conference held in Winnipeg in early October. Congratulations Dr. Fantus!
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Emily MacLean, a PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University, is the award winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Congratulations Emily!
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Christian Zaelzer-Perez, PhD, has found a creative way to foster interest in science, and the Society for Neuroscience has taken notice. The research associate from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received the Science Educator Award last week at the Neuroscience 2019 meeting in Chicago, Illinois, with co-recipient Stefano Sandrone, PhD, from Imperial College London.
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Congratulations to Drs. Sasha Bernatsky and Giada Sebastiani, whose expertise in their respective research domains has been recognized by international organizations. Both are members of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and conduct research at the Centre for Outcomes and Research Evaluation.
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A JGH program, in which intensively trained volunteers work to enhance the care of hospitalized seniors, has been recognized for excellence by the healthcare division of Desjardins. The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) has received Desjardins’ SRS Award (Stars du réseau de la santé – Stars of the Healthcare Network) in the Caring category and will be featured in the upcoming inaugural edition of the company’s Health Review.
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