Dr. Michael Brauer, a Professor at the School of Population and Public Health, The University of British Columbia, and an AllerGen Principal Investigator, has been named as the first recipient of the Asthma Society of Canada’s Bastable-Potts Asthma Research Prize. The award, valued this year at $10,000, recognizes innovative Canadian research that adds to the body of knowledge on asthma and its relationship to environmental exposures. Read the press release.
Dr. Brauer also received one of three For Life and Breath Innovation Awards, which celebrate the contributions of individuals whose work has dramatically helped to improve the lives of Canadians with asthma and respiratory allergies. The award was presented on April 30, 2014, during the Asthma Society of Canada’s For Life and Breath: Environment, Asthma and Allergy Summit.