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.

From left to right: Tomi Pastinen, Amir Raz, Ralf Schirrmacher

Pastinen, Tomi

Canada Research Chair in Human Genomics


Raz, Amir

Canada Research Chair in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention and Expectation


Schirrmacher, Ralf

Canada Research Chair in synthesis of novel radiopharmaceuticals for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in neurology and oncology


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March 19, 2012