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Dr. Gustavo Turecki, Chair of McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry, is among the three leading Canadian scientists in heart, brain and cancer research who have been recognized by the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine for their scientific accomplishments, and for their potential to make further contributions in their fields. He will be awarded the Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize for advancing the understanding of how early life adversity changes the brain to influence suicide and depression.
Congratulations Dr. Turecki!
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Dr. Chantal Autexier, Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology is the 2019 recipient of The David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching. The award, which was presented to Dr. Autexier during McGill University’s Spring Health Sciences Convocation ceremony recognizes an outstanding faculty member who has been supervising graduate students for longer than 10 years. Congratulations Dr. Autexier!
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The recipient of the 2019 Louis and Artur Lucian Award is Dr. Joseph Hill from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The award, established through a bequest to McGill University by the late Olga Leibovici to honour her two brothers, was designed to honour outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators whose contribution to knowledge in this field is deemed worthy of special recognition. Congratulations Dr. Hill!
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The Osler Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Faculty of Medicine went to Dr. Nicole Ventura during spring convocation this year as a testament to her dedication to the art of anatomy and teaching. An Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and an Associate Member at the Institute of Health Sciences Education, Dr. Ventura says her love for teaching stems from countless eureka moments that she witnesses on a regular basis. Receiving the Osler Award was particularly humbling for Dr. Ventura because it is a student-nominated award. Congratulations Dr. Ventura!
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Some of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s top graduate students recently had the opportunity to attend the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) and Gairdner Symposium Celebrating Excellence, held in Winnipeg from June 10 to 14. In all, seven McGill students were recognized for their posters highlighting their contributions to health research, including Alexandra Cooke and Alexander Kiepas who both received the Gold/Gairdner Awards at the event. Congratulations to all!
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Family, friends and colleagues honoured nine Faculty members during the 22nd annual Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence symposium this past June, recognizing outstanding contributions to teaching and education in the Faculty of Medicine.
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Four members of the Faculty of Medicine community recently named as members of the Order of Canada. Congratulations to Dr. Renaldo Battista, Dr. Joseph Raymond Buncic, Dr. Hanna Maria Pappius and Mitch Garber, who were among the 83 people named for induction or promotion to the Order by Governor General Julie Payette on June 27!
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RI-MUHC researcher earns distinctions from the European League Against Rheumatism, Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology and McGill University. Dr. Vinet is a member of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and conducts research at the Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. Congratulations, Dr. Vinet!
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Dr. Eugene Bereza has recently stepped down from his position as Director of the MUHC Centre for Applied Ethics, remaining part of the CAE team as ethics consultant on a part-time basis. In recognition of his leadership and innovation in biomedical ethics at the local, national and international levels over the last three decades, Dr. Bereza was awarded the Canadian Bioethics SocietyLifetime Achievement Award on May 24, 2019.
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The Organization for Human Brain Mapping, the largest international scientific society for neuroimaging-based brain research, has honoured Prof. Alan C. Evans with its Glass Brain Award. The award, presented to Evans at the 2019 OHBM congress in Rome, recognizes lifetime achievement in the use of brain mapping to make significant discoveries about the human brain.
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