Person: Dr Robert Young

Dr Michael Hayden

Dr Michael Hayden has been awarded this year’s Priz Galien Canada award for research to acknowledge his contributions to biopharmaceutical research. The award was judged by an eight-person jury of university and industrial scientists in the pharmaceutical field and was presented November 15th at a gala event in Montreal. Hayden was chosen for his pioneering…

Dr Robert Young

Dr Robert Young has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Genome British Columbia Research Leadership Award. The $250,000 infrastructure support award coincides with selection of Young as the Merck Frosst BC Leadership Chair in Pharmaceutical Genomics in Drug Discovery at Simon Fraser Univ by the province’s Leading Edge Endowment Fund (LEEF). He is…

Dr Marc Saner

Dr Marc Saner has stepped down as executive VP and director of assessments for the Council of Canadian Academies, effective October 16. Saner joined the CCA in March, 2006, before the organization’s official launch but his position will not be filled. Instead, assessment activity will be assumed by CCA president Dr Peter Nicholson. The CCA…

Debbie Lawes

Debbie Lawes, consulting editor to RE$EARCH MONEY, has acquired Tech Media Reports, which publishes five business-to-business newsletters focusing on the Canadian telecommunications, broadcast distribution, wireless, new media and information technology sectors. Lawes becomes publisher and managing editor of the Ottawa-based company which, prior to 2000, included RE$EARCH MONEY among its newsletter titles. She will continue…