Mladen Vranic, OC MD DSc

Mladen Vranic is best known for his work in glucose tracer methodology to study the effects of exercise and stress in diabetes. He came to Canada to work with Charles H Best, co-discoverer of insulin, and was first funded by the Banting Research...

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Charles H Hollenberg, OC MD FRSC

Charles Hollenberg was a physician, administrator, teacher and researcher. Born in Manitoba and educated at the University of Manitoba, he started his research career in 1960 at McGill University. After a decade there, he moved to the University...

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Brenda L Gallie, CM MD FRCSC

Brenda Gallie is a world-renowned ophthalmologist known for her contributions to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of retinoblastoma, a childhood eye cancer. In 1983, shortly after being appointed assistant professor of ophthalmology at the...

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Julien van Grevenynghe, PhD

Department of Infectious diseases, immunity, cancer and epidemiology, INRS – Institut Armand-Frappier and the Université du Québec Autophagy regulates CD8 T-cell killing activity during chronic HIV-1 infection Autophagy, a natural...

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Adena Scheer, MD

Department of Surgery, St Michael’s Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and the University of Toronto Cross-cultural communications in breast cancer treatment Dr Adena Scheer (Photo: St Michael’s Hospital) Among minorities...

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Gareth Lim, PhD

CRCHUM, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal Evaluating the therapeutic potential of 14-3-3ζ for the treatment of obesity Gareth Lim and his team, from left to right, Jeremie Shabani, Abel Oppong, Gareth Lim, Mina Sadeghi, Yves Mugabo...

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Catherine Larochelle, MD PhD

CRCHUM, Department of Neurosciences, Université de Montréal Molecular mechanisms underlying T lymphocytes interactions with oligodendrocytes in neuroinflammation Larochelle lab group In multiple sclerosis (MS), there is an abnormal response of...

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Jennifer Gordon, PhD

Department of Psychology, University of Regina HPA axis dysregulation in the etiology of perimenopausal depression Women are 2-4 times more likely to develop depression during perimenopause, the menopause transition phase, than at any other time...

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Florian Bentzinger, PhD

Department of Pharmacology-Physiology, Université de Sherbrooke Niche regulation of muscle stem cell specification From left to right, Simon Dumontier, Emmeran Le Moal, Jasmin Collerette-Tremblay, Florian Bentzinger, and Dominic Cliche Dr...

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2017 Discovery Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Banting Research Foundation 2017 Discovery Award recipients. Six grants were funded in the 2017 competition out of 53 applications. The successful Discovery Award recipients are: Florian Bentzinger, PhD, Department of...

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Imogen R Coe, PhD

Imogen Coe, Founding Dean of the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University, is internationally recognized for her research in the cell biology and biochemistry of membrane transport proteins. Dr Coe received a Banting Research Foundation grant in...

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