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The Henry G. Friesen Prize 2012 Public Forum

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The Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research was established in 2005 by Friends of CIHR in recognition of Dr. Friesen’s distinguished leadership, vision and innovative contributions to health research and health research policy.

The award, announced each spring, supports an annual fall lecture or series of lectures by a worthy and accomplished speaker of international stature on topics related to the advancement of health research and its evolving contributions to society. This year’s Friesen prize has been awarded to Canadian neuroscientist Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President of Rockefeller University.

The Friesen Prize 2012 Public Forum, The Future of Translational Medicine: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?, will take place on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at  the Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel in Ottawa, ON.

Please click here fore more details and to register.