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Latest Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Stories

2013-09-24 12:28:08

KINGSTON, ON, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is proud to announce the 2014 inductees. Their passion and innovative, visionary leadership has improved health worldwide. The six inductees announced today will join the ranks of 101 laureates who have gone before them in receiving this prestigious national honour. Dr. Max Cynader, CM (Vancouver, BC) - world renowned neuroscientist Dr. Adolfo de Bold, OC (Manotick, ON) - father of cardiovascular endocrinology...

2012-11-15 08:30:01

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Health Research Foundation has awarded its prestigious Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg for their outstanding contributions to health sciences and public health innovation during a ceremony held in Toronto today. The ceremony was co-hosted with Prix Galien Canada. "The Health Research Foundation is proud to award the Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg," said Ms. Teresa Bitetti, Interim...

2012-11-14 20:24:00

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Health Research Foundation has awarded its prestigious Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg for their outstanding contributions to health sciences and public health innovation during a ceremony held in Toronto today. The ceremony was co-hosted with Prix Galien Canada. "The Health Research Foundation is proud to award the Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg," said Ms. Teresa Bitetti, Interim...

2010-07-26 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, JULY 27: INSULIN Profile America -- Tuesday, July 27th. On this date in 1921, two researchers at the University of Toronto, Dr. Frederick Banting and Charles Best, gave the first insulin shot in history to a dog. The next year, a...


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2011-01-04 22:00:03

Roberta Bondar is Canada's first female astronaut and became the first neurologist in space. She was born on December 4, 1945 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and graduated from Sir James Dunn High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and agriculture from the University of Guelph in 1968, a Master of Science degree in experimental pathology from the University of Western Ontario in 1971, a Doctor of Philosophy in neuroscience from the University of Toronto in 1974, and a...

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