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Premier's Summit Award in Medical Research Award Committee members

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Premier's Summit Award in Medical Research Award Committee members

The MaRS Summit Award Committee is composed of some of the top scientists and researchers in the global scientific community.  The Committee serves as both an oversight committee and review committee. The nominations for this award program were reviewed through a highly competitive process to ensure they demonstrate excellence and leadership in innovation.

John Evans, Committee Chair
President Emeritus, University of Toronto
Chair, MaRS Discovery District

Sir John Bell
Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine and Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford,
President of the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)

David R. Colman
Director, Montreal Neurological Institute

Brett Finlay
Peter Wall Distinguished Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories
University of British Columbia

Suzanne Fortier
President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Henry Friesen
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Former President of the Medical Research Council of Canada, and Chair of the Interim Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research

Sir Keith Peters
Emeritus Regius Professor of Physics and head of the University's School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge
Former President of the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)

Phillip A. Sharp
Institute Professor, Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1993

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