Three Faculty of Medicine researchers were appointed Canada Research Chairs; nine in total were appointed from McGill. Over $8 million will be shared by the newly appointed and renewed CRCs.
The Canadian Research Chair program is a federally funded initiative that sponsors academic research, endorses innovation and supports new exploratory endeavors by academic professionals and presents outstanding candidates with monetary awards.
Canada Research Chair in Human Genomics
Canada Research Chair in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention and Expectation
Canada Research Chair in synthesis of novel radiopharmaceuticals for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in neurology and oncology
To McGill press release: http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/news/item/?item_id=215547
For further information: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/media-medias/releases-communiques/2012/march-mars-eng.aspx
March 19, 2012