McMaster University

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Respirologist wins research award

Published: December 1, 2016
Paul O'Byrne
Dr. Paul O'Byrne dean and vice-president of the Faculty of Health Sciences

Paul O'Byrne, dean and vice-president of the Faculty of Health Sciences, has won the 2016 Anne & Neil McArthur Research Award from St. Joseph's Healthcare Foundation.

Since 2000, the award has been presented annually to an internationally recognized researcher whose field of study is also a focus of research at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. The McArthur family has supported research and honoured innovative researchers at St. Joseph's for 17 years.

O'Byrne is world renowned for his research on asthma that is the result of allergies. St. Joseph's is home to the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, an internationally-recognized centre for respiratory research and clinical care.

O'Byrne received the award at a recent Celebrate Research event at St. Joseph's.

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