2022 CANADIAN MEDICAL HALL OF FAME
Congratulations to Canadian researchers, and Gairdner Awardees
, Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health, Toronto and
, Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Medicine, University of Toronto, Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and Staff Physician at St. Michael’s Hospital for being inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Dr. Drucker is being recognized for his work revealing the potential for gut hormones to achieve dramatic clinical outcomes in the treatment of life-limiting and life-threatening metabolic and intestinal disorders. Dr. Jenkins is being recognized for inventing the glycemic index to classify carbohydrates and their effects on blood glucose levels, associated with the incidence of diabetes, stroke, and cardiovascular disease mortality.