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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

OTTAWA (November 22, 2006) - Canada's top health researchers will be recognized tonight at the 5th annual Canadian Health Research Awards. These awards are among the Canadian research community's highest honours. This year's Health Researcher of the Year will be Dr. Robert Hancock of the University of British Columbia. Dr. Hancock will be awarded the prestigious CIHR Michael Smith Prize for his world-leading research on ways of battling infectious diseases such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a major cause of lung infections in hospitals and nursing homes. Dr. Peter Singer from the... Read More