Henry G. Friesen
OC BSC MD FRCP FRSC
Canada Gairdner International Award
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.
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Henry Friesen also received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award in 2001 for his leadership to Canadian medical research and especially for leading to the establishment of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.