Dr. Robert Korneluk Receives the Order of Canada


Ottawa, Ontario — Thursday November 21, 2019

On November 21, Dr. Robert Korneluk received the Order of Canada for his significant discoveries in understanding the factors that make human cells live or die. His innovative work using this knowledge to develop new therapies for cancer at harness the power of the immune system to target the cancer cell is world-class with the potential to positively impact many patients affected with cancer. He has mentored over 60 trainees and published more than 200 scientific articles. Dr. Korneluk is the very first CHEO researcher to receive this prestigious award acknowledging his contributions to science and medicine.

Dr. Korneluk is the very first member of the CHEO community to obtain this distinction.

Congratulations Dr. Korneluk from the entire CHEO team.

Read the Ottawa Citizen article.

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