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Leading Canadian health researchers honored
Date:3/18/2013

improvements in the treatments of hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease and vascular disease.
  • Dr. Garnette Sutherland, of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary for his contributions to the field of neurosurgery. He drastically improved surgical performance and patient outcomes with intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) surgery and the neuroArm, a robotic neurosurgical device.

    "As Canada's primary funder of health research, CIHR is very proud to partner with the CMAJ in recognizing the talent, leadership and dedication to excellence of these individuals, whose work has helped position this country at the forefront of medicine and health worldwide," said Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of CIHR. "I also applaud the emphasis they have placed on translating new knowledge into meaningful measures that make a real difference in people's lives."

    "Canada has a strong tradition of high-quality health research that has impact around the world," said Dr. John Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief of CMAJ. "We are pleased to celebrate, in partnership with CIHR, these talented researchers whose outstanding achievements in medicine will help make a difference in the lives of people in Canada and beyond."


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