Weizmann Institute Honors Canadians for Cancer Research

Two prominent Montreal physicians were honored for their work in cancer research by the Canadian Society for the Weizmann institute of Science. Chairs in perpetuity were established at the institute in Rehovot, Israel, in the names of Dr. Samuel Freedman, Dean of the faculty of medicine at McGill University one Dr. Phil Gold.

The announcement was made at a dinner here attended by 300 friends of the. Weizmann institute. The Canadian government was represented by Monique Begin, Minister of National Health and Welfare and John Robert, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment on behalf of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. A chair in cancer research was established in Robert’s name at the Weizmann institute two years ago.

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