Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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Dr. Barnett was recognized internationally for leading some of the most important clinical trials investigating stroke treatments. He conducted the first randomized clinical trials on a global level...
1995 Inductee
Dr. Herbert Jasper received doctorates from the University of Iowa and the University of Paris before coming to Canada to join famous neurosurgeon Dr. Wilder Penfield at McGill University's Montreal...
1995 Inductee
Dr. Charles (or C.P.) Leblond began his career in medicine and science before coming to McGill University in 1941. Dr. Leblond received doctorates from the University of Paris, the Sorbonne and...
1995 Inductee
William Thornton Mustard graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto in 1937. After a distinguished career in the Canadian Army Medical Corps where he was awarded the Member of the British...
1995 Inductee
Salter graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto in 1947. Following two years spent at the Grenfell Medical Mission in Newfoundland and Labrador, Dr. Salter returned to Toronto and...
1995 Inductee
This technique of manipulating DNA has become a fundamental tool in biotechnology used to generate not only new knowledge but new products; for example, the production of human insulin by bacteria or...
1995 Inductee
Abbott focused her research on congenital heart defects and, with her expertise of pathological specimens, became a popular demonstrator among medical students at the university. In 1910, McGill...
1994 Inductee
Determined to investigate his hypothesis, Banting was recommended to Dr. J.J.R. Macleod at The University of Toronto, where he was hesitantly given laboratory space to conduct experiments on the...
1994 Inductee
Throughout Banting and Best's research at The University of Toronto, Banting completed the surgical work and Best conducted post-surgery chemical analyses. By the end of the summer, their hard work...
1994 Inductee
His lifetime interest in the field of endocrinology began while studying under the famed endocrinologist, Dr. J.B. Collip. Following completion of his PhD, Browne was awarded a travelling fellowship...
1994 Inductee
Collip’s skills in biochemistry were invaluable to Banting and Best’s research; Collip was able to refine and purify insulin to a form which permitted clinical use. This allowed insulin to be mass-...
1994 Inductee

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