Tak Wah Mak#

Email:Tak.Mak 'at' uhnresearch.ca
Membership Number:4924
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:CANADA
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:tmak
Elected:2019
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1991 - 1993 Head, Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Ontario Cancer Institute
  • 1993 - 2002 Founding Director, Amgen Institute, Toronto, Canada
  • 1995 - 2001 Graduate Secretary, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 - 2022 Mok Hing Yiu Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Hong Kong
  • 2002 - Present Director, Advanced Medical Discovery Institute, University Health Network, Toronto
  • 2008 - Present Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto
  • 2004 - Present Honorary Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Hong Kong
  • 2004 - Present Director, The Campbell Family for Breast Cancer Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto
  • 1984 - Present Professor, Departments of Medical Biophysics & Immunology University of Toronto, Toronto
  • 1979 - Present Member, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto

Fields of Scholarship
  • Immunology
  • Cell biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Mouse models
  • Drug discovery
  • Breast cancer

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Gold Leaf Prize for Discovery
  • 2017Japanese Cancer Association (JCA) Honorary Membership, Yokohama, Japan
  • 2016 6th Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine, USA
  • 2016 “Honorary Medal 2016” of the German Signal Transduction Society, Weimar, Germany
  • 2014 The Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
  • 2013 Inductee, Fellow of AACR Academy
  • 2009 2009 Inductee to Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Canada
  • 2008 University of Alberta Alumni Recognition Award
  • 2008 Order of Ontario, Canada
  • 2007 Premier’s Summit Awards in Medical Research, Ontario, Canada
  • 2005 Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, USA
  • 2004 Paul Ehrlich Prize Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize, Republic of Germany
  • 2003 Killam Prize, Canada Council
  • 2002 Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences (US)
  • 2000 Order of Canada, Governor General of Canada
  • 1998 Novartis Immunology Prizes, Novartis, Inc. Basel, Switzerland
  • 1995 King Faisal International Prize for Medicine
  • 1994 Fellow of The Royal Society of London
  • 1989 Gairdner International Award, Gairdner Foundation
  • 1988 Emil von Behring Prize (1988-1990) Phillips-Universitat Marburg, Germany

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