Peter Henry St. George-Hyslop

Medicine

World authority on the genetics of Alzheimer disease

Birthdate
July 10, 1953

Birthplace
Nairobi, Kenya

Residence
Toronto

Family Members
  • Wife: Vera
  • Daughters: Nicola, Frances, and Sara

Favorite Music
Classical

Other Interests
Restoration of vintage sports cars

Title
Director

Office
Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Research Institute

Status
Working

Degrees
  • DSc (medicine) University of Ottawa, 1976
  • MD Royal College of Physicians of Canada

Awards
  • Gold Medal in Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, 1993
  • Became a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1995
  • Medical Research Council Scientist Award,1996
  • Michael Smith International Scholar Award for Excellence of the Medical Research Council, 1997
  • Howard Hughes Foundation International Scholar Award, 1997 and 2002
  • Distinguished Scientist Award of the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation, 1999
  • Giacchino da Fiore Prize, 2000
  • Shared the Neuroscience Research Excellence Award from the Japan Neuroscience Society, 2001
  • Distinguished Scientist Award of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 2001
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada since 2002

Last Updated
June 11, 2011

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