Genome Canada is delighted to extend its sincere congratulations to Dr. Bartha Knoppers for being awarded the 2019 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to leadership in health research — we cannot think of a more deserving recipient.
The renewed support from the Government of Canada will strengthen Genome Canada’s network of leading genomics researchers
More than $22 million to support genomics projects between researchers and innovators
Canada is a world leader in genomics research, producing dramatic breakthroughs in science, and transforming our understanding of the world around us. The results of this research are being used to tackle important challenges and develop innovative solutions, not just in human health, but across diverse sectors of the economy.
A simple saliva test could help to gauge, with unprecedented accuracy, a woman's risk of developing breast cancer during her lifetime, according to an international study published today involving researchers from Université Laval and the CHU de Québec-Université Laval Research Center.