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Dr. Christine McCusker, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University and Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Montreal Children’s Hospital was recently honoured as the inaugural recipient of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology’s (CSACI) F. Estelle R. Simons Award for Research.
The F. Estelle R. Simons Award for Research is presented to a CSACI member in recognition of his or her exemplary research in the field of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Dr. McCusker received the award during the CSACI Annual Dinner on October 1, 2016.
“Being the first recipient of the F. Estelle R. Simons Research award is a great honour,” says Dr. McCusker. “My research program has yielded exciting results which I hope will one day change the way allergies and asthma are treated. The recognition of my Canadian peers gives me the forward momentum that is sometimes essential – especially during grant season!”