Henry Friesen also received the Canada Gairdner International Award in 1977 in recognition of his contributions to the understanding of the biochemistry, physiology and pathophysiology of lactogenic hormones and, in particular, for the identification of human prolactin.
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Canada Gairdner Wightman Award
For his leadership to Canadian medical research and especially for leading to the establishment of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada