Lawson Health Research Institute is again ranked eighth in the country according to the 2020 edition of “Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals List” by Re$earch Infosource. This strong national position has been maintained by Lawson for the past seven consecutive years and keeps the Institute within the top five in Ontario.
Dr. Janice DeMoor is the 2020 recipient of the Staff Award of Excellence. Dr. DeMoor began working with Lawson in 2007 as a Scientific Writer on Dr. Frank Prato’s research team, helping to develop grant applications. Although funding for this role eventually ran out, it was obvious that Dr. DeMoor was extremely valuable to researchers and to the institute as a whole. She joined Lawson’s Administration team in 2013 and has established an outstanding Grant Development team, supporting all of Lawson’s researchers.
Dr. Chris McIntyre is the 2020 recipient of the Lawson Impact Awards Scientist of the Year award. He is a world expert and leader in the fields of nephrology and applied imaging, with focus on cardiac injury due to dialysis. Cardiac stunning, one of the major causes for the development of cardiorenal syndrome type IV, was discovered by Dr.