On behalf of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Institute of Genetics (CIHR-IG), I am pleased to announce the 2014 Maud Menten New Principal Investigator Prize recipients and finalists, a prize that recognizes and supports the research excellence of Canadian New Investigators working within CIHR-IG’s mandate.
CIHR-IG established the award to honour Dr. Menten whose outstanding career as a biomedical scientist led to many achievements including important co-discoveries relating to blood sugar, haemoglobin and kidney functions.
· Biomedical Research: Dr. Éric Lécuyer (Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal)
· Clinical Research: Dr. Philippe Campeau (Centre de Recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine)
· Biomedical Research: Dr. Gilles Hickson (Centre de Recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine) & Dr. Hongshen Ma (University of British Columbia)
· Clinical Research: Dr. Mario Masellis (Sunnybrook Research Institute) & Dr. Eva Szabo (McMaster University)
CIHR-IG would like to congratulate the 2014 Maud Menten New Principal Investigator Prize recipients and finalists and thank them for their contribution to health research.
For details regarding the 2015 Maud Menten New Principal Investigator Prize funding opportunity, please visit the CIHR-IG website
(http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/36079.html) in late fall 2014.
Paul Lasko, PhD
CIHR Institute of Genetics