Honours, Awards, Accolades

HONOURS, AWARDS, ACCOLADES
Faculty

2017
Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2010
Sarrazin Award, Canadian Physiological Society
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2008
Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
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2007
Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Simon Fraser University, Canada

2006
Life Sciences Company of the Year, BC Biotech Association

2005
PolyPops Foundation Award, The Society for Biomolecular Screening

2005 – 2019
Canada Research Chair, Tier 1 -Biotechnology and Genomics-Neurobiology,
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2004
New Frontiers in Research Award, BC Innovation Council

2004
Researcher of the Year Award, BC Biotech Association

2004
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist, University of Toronto

2001
Canada’s Top 10 Life Sciences Investment/Partnering Prospects Award, Ottawa Life Sciences Council

2001
Induction, Fellow Royal Society of Canada

2000 – 2005
CIHR Senior Investigator Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

1999
Keynote Address, UCSF Annual Neuroscience Retreat, Asilomar, CA

1997
Steacie Prize, Steacie Memorial Fund Canada’s most prestigious award for young scientists and engineers
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1996
International Albrecht Fleckenstein Award – presented by Bayer AG, Germany, for novel and significant research in the field of calcium channel pharmacology and modulation

1995 – 2000
MRC Scientist, Medical Research Council of Canada

1994
Outstanding Academic Alumni Award, Simon Fraser University

1992
PMAC Keynote Address, Canadian Federation of Biological Societies

1991 – 1996
Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Research Scholar

1991 – 1993
Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation Fellowship in Neuroscience

1991
Killam Faculty Research Prize