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Mark Loeb receives March of Dimes life time achievement award

Published: June 12, 2014
Mark Loeb

Dr. Mark Loeb, professor, in the departments of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics has received the Jonas Salk Award, a lifetime achievement award from the March of Dimes of Canada.

The award recognizes Loeb's significant contribution in infectious disease research, its prevention in frail elderly persons and people with disabilities, and his most recent work related to polio and immune therapy. He was presented with the award and a personal financial tribute of $10,000 at a reception on June 12 in Toronto.

The Jonas Salk Award is presented annually to a Canadian scientist, physician or researcher who has made a new and outstanding contribution in science or medicine to prevent, alleviate or eliminate a physical disability.

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