Ontario's Early Researcher Award

Robarts scientist John Ronald, PhD, received an Early Research Award from the Government of Ontario, one of four researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry awarded.

These awards give funding to new researchers to build their research teams investigating important health care questions related to cancer, HIV, mental illness and pregnancy complications.

“The Early Researcher Awards are a reflection of both the demonstrated excellence and future potential of each of these very promising researchers,” said David Litchfield, PhD, Vice Dean of Research and Innovation at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. “We are proud of their achievements and look forward to their ongoing contributions to the academic missions of our School.”

Ronald and his team are focused on developing powerful and safe DNA-based tools that will provide blood and imaging tests for more specific and sensitive tracking of the metastatic process in cancer.

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