MBP Scientists Named Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Sep 8, 2020

Dr. Arrowsmith, Dr. Khokha and Dr. TsaoDr. Arrowsmith, Dr. Khokha and Dr. Tsao Three MBP Scientists have been given the distinguished honor of being named Fellows in the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

RSC Fellowship comprises over 2000 Canadian peer-elected scholars, artists, and scientists who are considered to be in the top of their field. These individuals have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life.

Dr. Cheryl Arrowsmith, MBP Professor, is 'internationally recognized for her pioneering contributions to the multidisciplinary field of structure-guided drug discovery. Her work has led to authorship of over 340 scientific articles that have been cited over 30,000 times' (UHN News).

Dr. Rama Khokha, MBP Professor, is 'internationally recognized for her work in tumour biology, particularly in the context of the tumour microenvironment and stem cell niches. Her work has culminated in over 150 peer-reviewed publications that have been cited over 19,000 times' (UHN News).

Dr. Ming-Sound Tsao, MBP Professor, is 'a leader in the field of translational lung cancer research. His research has led to the development of biomarkers for EGFR therapy in lung cancer and uncovered prognostic gene signatures that can predict which early stage lung cancer patients will benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy. His work is published in roughly 600 peer-reviewed articles that have garnered more than 71,000 citations' (UHN News).

Please join the department in congratulating Dr. Arrowsmith Dr. Khokha and Dr. Tsao on their outstanding achievements.

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