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Order of Canada
Pierre Bois, O.C., Ph.D.
Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec [Canada]
Officer of the Order of Canada
Awarded on October 19, 1994; Invested on May 3, 1995
Throughout his career, this great scientist has shown a remarkable dedication to the development of biomedical research in Canada, as an administrator, scientist and academic at the Université de Montréal. He particularly distinguished himself by his enlightened leadership of the Medical Research Council of Canada during a critical period marked by an unsettled economy and an explosion of knowledge.