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Jacques Genest : biography

May 29, 1919 -

Jacques Genest, (born May 29, 1919, Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian physician and scientist. He is a professor at McGill University.


  • In 1963, he was awarded the Gairdner Foundation International Award.
  • In 1967, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.
  • In 1968, he was awarded the Royal Society of Canada's Flavelle Medal.
  • In 1991, he was made a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec.
  • In 1994, he was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
  • In 1996, he was awarded the Quebec government's Prix Armand-Frappier.
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