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University Scholar Prize awarded to MIRA researcher

Dawn Bowdish

Published: ​April 6, 2018 

Dawn Bowdish, a member of the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging, has been named a University Scholar.

She is one of four members of the McMaster community have been named.​

The title is intended to recognize faculty members in mid-career who have already distinguished themselves as international scholars.

Recipients are considered global leaders in a number of diverse research areas and academic disciplines.

Each University Scholar will receive $15,000 each year of the award provided by McMaster provost and Vice President (Academic) David Farrar and the applicable faculty dean.

Among this year’s winners are three Canada Research Chair holders – Prashant Mhaskar, Dawn Bowdish, and Guillaume Paré.

The list of 2018 University Scholar recipients is as follows:

Prashant Mhaskar – professor, Chemical Engineering; Canada Research Chair in Nonlinear and Fault Tolerant Control

Dawn Bowdish – associate professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Canada Research Chair in Aging and Immunity

Guillaume Paré – associate professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Canada Research Chair in Genetic; Molecular Epidemiology

Daniel Machiela – associate professor, Religious Studies

A Business University Scholar announcement will occur after Senate meeting on May 16, 2018.

Read more about Dawn Bowdish and her research in aging: 

Keeping grandparents and grandchildren together for as long as possible

MIRA researcher spotlight

More than a 'gut feeling' on cause of age-associated inflammation

Lessons from the oldest of the old

Source: Daily News

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