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Gustavo Turecki wins the Léo-Pariseau prize from ACFAS

ACFAS 2016 prize winners

Gustavo Turecki was recently awarded the Léo-Pariseau prize for biological and health sciences by the Association francophone pour le savoir, ACFAS.

This prize is awarded yearly to a researcher to highlight the excellence and impact of his work and actions in the area of biological or health sciences.

The Association francophone pour le savoir – Acfas is a not-for-profit organisation that contributes to the advancement of science in Quebec and in the French-speaking Canada.


Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto, Director of the Translational Neuroimaging Laboratory, McGill University
Canadian patients will be enrolled in clinical trials led by McGill and funded by the Weston Brain Institute October 3, 2016 – Montreal, QC, Toronto and Ottawa, ON KalGene Pharmaceuticals and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) are proud to announce the signature of an agreement worth over $1M to develop, scale up, and transfer the technology needed to manufacture a promising novel Alzheimer’s treatment in Canada that the parties have been co-developing since 2015. The treatment, a...
Michael meaney
The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine has selected Dr. Michael Meaney to receive the Margolese prize for his work exploring how epigenetic changes affect neurodevelopment, and for his potential to make further contributions brain research. The prize includes a $50,000 award, among the most lucrative honour given by a Canadian university. The recipient was chosen by an international panel of experts and a UBC committee chaired by Robert McMaster, Executive Associate Dean,...
Lauren Reynolds
Congratulations to Lauren Reynolds, Ph.D. candidate in Cecilia Flores's laboratory, who was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (NRSA F31) from the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Insititute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). This is a very prestigious award, that has been awarded to very few students in Canada in the past.   This award  will support Lauren as she completes her Ph.D. in the Integrated Program in...

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