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New and Renewed Faculty of Medicine Canada Research Chairs Announced

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Published: 17 Dec 2010

Federal Minister of Industry Tony Clement announced in November 2010 the Government’s major investment in the Canada Research Chairs Program, enabling the country to strengthen its position as a world leader in university research and development.

 

During the 10th anniversary celebration of the program, Minister Clement announced an investment of $275.6 million to fund 310 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs at 53 Canadian universities.   McGill has been allocated $15.4 million of the fund for research.

 

The Chairs are divided into two pools.  Tier One researchers receive $200,000 per year for seven years (totaling $1.4 million), and Tier Two researchers receive $100,000 per year for five years (totaling $500,000).

 

The Faculty of Medicine’s New Tier One Canada Research Chairs

Dr. Bartha Knoppers, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics

Dr. Rod McInnes, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics

 

The Faculty of Medicine’s Renewed Tier Two Canada Research Chairs

Dr. David Buckeridge, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health

Dr. Maurice Chacron, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology

Dr. Samantha Gruenheid, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Bhushan Nagar, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry

 

 

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