Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Kidney

Dr. Dirks’ scientific and academic impact was felt almost immediately upon gaining his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in 1957. After three successful years at the National Institutes...
2012 Inductee
Cyclosporine remains today as the drug of choice to combat tissue rejection after transplantation. He was responsible for the controversial but groundbreaking research that showed that cyclosporine,...
2010 Inductee
As an avid researcher with a keen mind, Menten went on to mark her career with many important co-discoveries relating to blood sugar, hemoglobin and kidney functions. Menten consistently...
1998 Inductee
Early in his career, the Quebec government tasked Dr. Genest with investigating the methods of European research centres. Inspired by their multi-disciplinary approach, Dr. Genest returned to Quebec...
1994 Inductee