York prof awarded NSERC’s E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship
York University Biology Professor Thilo Womelsdorf has been awarded an E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Up to six of these two-year, $250,000 fellowships are awarded annually by NSERC to enhance the career development of promising early-career scientists and engineers.
“York is delighted to see Biologist Thilo Womelsdorf be awarded the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship from NSERC, recognizing him as an outstanding researcher,” said Robert Haché, York’s vice-president research & innovation.
“Womelsdorf’s research on the brain helps medical professionals learn more about neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and in doing so, Womelsdorf is pointing the way to new technologies and strategies for combatting these disorders,” he added.
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