2017 Friesen Prize Lecture

Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The University of Ottawa and the friends of CIHR are pleased to sponsor the 2017 Friesen Prize Lecture on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

The Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research was established in recognition of the distinguished leadership, vision and innovative contributions of Dr. Henry G. Friesen, a Canadian endocrinologist credited with redefining medical research in Canada. An annual fall lecture or series of lectures in a public forum features the current year’s laureate speaking on topics relating to the advancement of health research and its evolving contributions to society.

This year’s event features the internationally acclaimed Dr. Alan Bernstein, 2017 Friesen Prize winner and president, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). Dr. Bernstein will speak on the topic of Health Research in an Age of Borderless Science: How Can Canada Best Contribute?

This is a public forum lecture and requires registration. Please join us for the lecture, followed by the opportunity to meet our distinguished guest at the reception.

This event is free and open to the public.  Please register: http://www.fcihr.ca/


Friesen Lecture Poster



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