Media Releases – CNW Group

April 4, 2016 – Dr. Janet Rossant

The 2016 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research is awarded to Dr. Janet Rossant, CC, PhD, FRS, FRSC, a developmental and stem cell biologist, educator, institutional builder and public advocate.

May 4, 2015 – Sir Paul Nurse

The 2015 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research is awarded to Sir Paul Nurse, a geneticist and cell biologist and President of The Royal Society of London.

March 24, 2014 – Lap-Chee Tsui

Genomic Scientist and Academic Leader Professor Lap-Chee Tsui is named the winner of the 2014 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research.

le 25, mars 2014 – Génome Québec
Lap-Chee Tsui

PROFESSEUR LAP-CHEE TSUI, CHERCHEUR EN GÉNOMIQUE, REÇOIT LE PRIX INTERNATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE EN SANTÉ HENRY G. FRIESEN

April 8, 2013 – Harvey V. Fineberg

Health Care Visionary Dr. Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine, is named the 2013 winner of the Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research

March 19, 2012 – ROCKEFELLER NEWSWIRE

Marc Tessier-Lavigne to receive Friesen International Prize

March 15, 2012 – Marc Tessier-Lavigne

PDF   The 2012 Henry G. Friesen International Prize is awarded to Canadian Neuroscientist Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President of Rockefeller University.

June 21, 2011 – Victor Dzau

PDF   Pioneering heart scientist and health advocate wins prestigious International Prize in Health Research.

September 27, 2010 – Ottawa – Shirley M. Tilghman

PDF   Loss of Global Competitiveness in Research and Innovation – President of Princeton University, the 2010 Friesen Prizewinner, questions whether Canadian and American Universities can Rescue this Decline.

June 14, 2010 – Announcement – Shirley M. Tilghman

PDF   Renowned Canadian molecular biologist and educator wins prestigious International Prize in Health Research – Shirley Tilghman, President of Princeton University

September 22, 2009 – Ottawa – John Bell

PDF   Oxford Professor urges personalized approach to the prevention and treatment of disease


April 14, 2009 – Announcement – John Bell

PDF   Renowned Canadian genomic scientist wins prestigious Friesen International Prize in Health Research

September 24, 2008 – Harold Varmus
[Globe & Mail Article by Michael Valpy]

PDF   “Cancer Expert Warns of Too Great Expectations”

September 19, 2008 – Toronto – Harold Varmus

PDF   Nobel Laureate and Friesen Prizewinner Urges Importance of Medical Science to Change Global Health

PDF   FCIHR Backgrounder

PDF   Dr. Harold Varmus – Backgrounder

June 17, 2008 – Announcement – Harold Varmus

PDF   Renowned Cancer Researcher and Leader of Scientific Institutions Wins Prestigious Friesen Prize in Health Research

December 8, 2007 – John Evans
[Article by Donna Richardson]

PDF   “Health science pioneer challenges researchers to make social and scientific impact”

September 27, 2007 – John Evans
[Globe & Mail Article by André Picard]

PDF   “Keep Health Research Running”

September 19, 2007 – Montreal – John Evans

PDF   Innovative Founder of McMaster Medical School and MaRS Discovery District awarded Friesen International Prize in Health Research

May 7, 2007 – Announcement – John Evans

PDF   Renowned Canadian Physician Wins Prestigious Friesen Prize in Health Research

July 12, 2006 – Announcement – Joseph B. Martin

PDF   Canadian Neuroscientist wins International Prize for Research and Innovation in the Delivery of Health Care