Garret FitzGerald, MD, McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Chair of the Department of Pharmacology; and Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics received the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine last month. Supported by the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario, the award annually recognizes the world’s leading medical researcher. FitzGerald was recognized for his contributions to the development of low-dose aspirin for the prevention of heart disease and being the first investigator to predict and explain the cardiovascular hazard from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

For more information, see the University of Western Ontario News Release.

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