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Order of Canada

Mladen Vranic, O.C., O.Ont.

Toronto, Ontario [Canada]

Officer of the Order of Canada

Awarded on May 6, 2010; Invested on November 17, 2010

Recognized as a world leader in his field, Mladen Vranic continues to push forward the frontiers of diabetes research. His seminal contributions in the areas of glucose metabolism, exercise, hypoglycemia and stress research have had a major impact on the health and quality of life of those affected by diabetes. Widely acknowledged for his scientific achievements, he was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2009. Professor of medicine and physiology at the University of Toronto, he is a gifted teacher and a source of inspiration to the many young scientists whom he has trained and mentored over the years. .