Dr. Lownie receiving his 2016 Innovation Award from Dr. David Hill, alongside Lynn Dennings and Dr. Mel Boulton

Left to right: Dr. David Hill, Lawson’s Scientific Director; Lynn Denning, Research Assistant; Dr. Stephen Lownie; and Dr. Mel Boulton, Neurosurgeon at LHSC’s University Hospital. 

Dr. Stephen Lownie received the Innovation Award at the 2016 Lawson Impact Awards on April 13, 2016.

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Dr. Steve Lownie is a neurosurgeon and neurointerventionalist, with a primary interest in vascular diseases of the brain. He was honoured with the 2016 Lawson Innovation Award for his recent publication titled, “Catheter Based Selective Hypothermia Reduces Stroke Volume during Focal Cerebral Ischemia in Swine,” published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

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Dr. William Clark was awarded with the Scientist Career Award at the 2016 Lawson Impact Awards on April 13, 2016.

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Distinguished in many areas of medicine and nephrology, Dr. Clark has gained international recognition for his observational studies, randomized clinical trials and treatment of kidney patients. Most recently, he has gained worldwide attention for his work examining the increased risks of initiating dialysis treatment early.