Awards and Honours

 

  • Annual Excellence Award Fernand Labrie at the Quebec CHU Foundation (2016-    ).
  • The Honourable Organizing Committee Member, Global Summit on Steroids, Baltimore, USA (July 2015).
  • International Award for Publishing Excellence in The Journal of Clinical Endoccrinology & Metabolism for the 2013 article, “Comparisons of Immunoassay and Mass Spectrometry Measurements of Serum Estradiol Levels and Their Influence on Clinical Association Studies in Men”, Chicago, (2014).
  • President, 16th International Congress of Hormonal Steroids and Hormones and Cancer, Riyadh, (2014).
  • Attribution of Dr Fernand Labrie’s Annual Fellowships by the Laval University Research Center in Molecular Endocrinology, Oncology and Human Genomics (starting in 2014).
  • Attribution of Dr Fernand Labrie Annual Fellowships by the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (awards starting in 2013).
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2013)
  •  Hoffenberg International Medal Award – United Kingdom Society for Endocrinology (2013)
  • Award Winner’s Lecture, 15th International Congress of Hormonal Steroids and Hormones & Cancer, Kanazawa (2012)
  • Emeritus Professor, Laval University, Quebec City (2012)
  • Honour Committee member, major financing campaign, Le Petit Séminaire de Québec (2011-2014)
  • Henry Friesen Award, Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation/Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2011)
  • Member of the ISI (Institute for Scientific Information, Thompson-Reuters) highly cited list of authors, highly cited researcher in Biology and Biochemistry (the 250 most highly cited researchers and influential scientists and scholars worldwide represent less than 0.5% of the total population of researchers in that discipline) (2011-     )
  • Top 5% of cited authors in pharmacology (2011-     )
  • Membre du jury, Khwarizmi International Award (2011)
  • One of the 75 personnalities of the recent history of Quebec and Canada - Archives of Radio Canada (2010)
  • 23rd Khwarizmi International Scientific Award (KIA), first Laureate, Tehran, Iran (2010)
  • Radio-Canada and Le Soleil - Honor to exceptional people of the Quebec City area (2010)
  • Quebec Scope Magazine - December 2009 - Fascinating Personality of Quebec City (2009)
  • Scientific Accomplishment - Le Soleil (2009)
  • Career Award of the International Society of Endocrine Gynecology (2009)
  • President 14th and 15th International Congresses on Hormonal Steroids and Cancer (2008-2012)
  • Board of Governors, the Quebec Enterprise Circle (2008)
  • Graduate of Influence of Laval University (2008)
  • Outstanding intellectuals of the 21st century (2008)
  • Scientific Career Award of the Association des Médecins de Langue Française du Canada (2007)
  • King Faisal International Prize in Medicine (2007)
  • Reconnaissance Prize, Le Petit Séminaire de Québec (2006)
  • Armand Frappier Prize 2006 - Highest distinction from the Government of The Province of Quebec for the creation and development of research institutions as for the administration and promotion of research (2006)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Athens (2006)
  • Outstanding Scientist of the 21st Century of the International Biographical Center (2006)
  • Personality of the week in Quebec City - Le Soleil - Radio-Canada radio and Radio-Canada television (2006)
  • Top 2005 Entrepreneur of the Quebec City Area (by popular vote) Chambre de commerce des entrepreneurs (2006)
  • Honorary President, Day of Science, Quebec City (2006)
  • Governor, Entrepreneurship Circle (2006-    )
  • Member of the top five men and women of influence 2005 in Quebec City, Le Soleil, (2005)
  • Member, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (2005-    )
  • Member of Le Cercle des Ambassadeurs, La Boîte à Sciences (2005-    )
  • Charter Member, Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine (2005-    )
  • Gouverneur, Festival de l’Innovation de Québec (2005)
  • 2005 Man of Achievement Award, American Biographical Institute (2005)
  • Member, Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals (2005-    )
  • Member of Research Board of Advisors, American Biographical Institute (ABI) (2005-    )
  • International Health Professional of the Year 2005 by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England (2005)
  • Gold Member, Entreprenership Group of Quebec (2004)
  • Van Campenhout 2004 Memorial Lecturer at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Fertility and Andrology, Jasper (2004)
  • Chosen among the celebrated graduates of Laval University (2004)
  • Member, Comité d’Investissements - Biotechnologies et Sciences de la Vie. Caisse de dépôt du Québec (2004-    )
  • Mentor Scientifique, Club de recherches cliniques du Québec (2004)
  • Membre honoraire, World Innovation Foundation (The Institute of National Economic Enrichment and Development, The INEED) (2004)
  • Member, National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals (2004)
  • Chosen one of the «101 Québécois au sommet de l’action» for the Magazine Entreprendre (2004)
  • Charter Member, Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine (2003)
  • Personality - Special Issue of Business Plus (October 2003)
  • Member of the 150 Economic Leaders of the Great Quebec Chaudière-Appalaches Region. Le Journal Économique de Québec (2003)
  • Member of the Excelcia Circle Bioquebec, The Quebec Bio-Industries Network (2003)
  • The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal (2002)
  • Plenary Lecture, 9th World Congress of Endocrinological Endocrinology “SERMs”, Hong Kong (2001)
  • Grand Master Lecturer, Annual Female Sexual Function Forum, «Physiology of Androgens in Women: Role of Local Formation or Intracrinology», Boston (2001)
  • Member, Presidential “Who’s Who” (2000)
  • Commander, Laval University, Rector’s Circle (2000-    )
  • Plenary Lecturer, 8th World Congress of Gynecological Endocrinology, Florence (2000).
  • Distinguished Speaker, Seminar Series, Institute for Genetic Medicine, University of California, «Intracrinology or the Formation of Sex Steroids in Peripheral Target Tissues: From the Genes to Treatment of Disease in Men and Women», Los Angeles (2000)
  • World Summit Against Cancer, Paris (2000)
  • Grand Bâtisseur Québécois (1999)
  • Member, Club ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates and Producers) (1999)
  • Award of the International Academy of Human Reproduction for outstanding contribution to the field of human reproduction, 10th World Congress of Human Reproduction, Bahia (1999)
  • Golden Spatula, Quebec Alpine Ski Federation, Career involvement in the development of Alpine Skiing (1999)
  • Attribution of the Annual Fernand Labrie Award for the most distinguished volunteer at the Skibec Alpin Association
  • Honorary President, Congress on Innovation and Trends in Biotechnology, Montreal, (1999)
  • Guest Speaker, 41st Annual Convention of the Philippines Urological Association Inc. (1998)
  • 1998 Career Award of ADRIQ, The Quebec Network of Technological Innovation (1998)
  • Prix du Mérite exceptionnel 1998 de la Société d'Endocrinologie et Métabolisme (1998)
  • Prix Rayonnement Hors-Québec 1998, Chambre de Commerce du Québec Métropolitain (1998)
  • President, 66e Congrès de l'Association canadienne-française pour l'avancement des sciences, Québec (1998)
  • The Izaak-Walton-Killam Memorial Prize of the Canada Council for the Arts (1998)
  • Conferencia Magistral, Journadas Sevillas de Discusion, Actualizacion en el cancer de prostata, "presente y futuro en el tratamiento hormonal del cancer de prostata", Sevilla (1998)
  • Exceptional Merit Award of the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (1998)
  • Special Lecturer, 71st Annual Meeting of the Japan Endocrine Society, «Intracrinology, its Important Role in Human Disease», Fukuoka City (1998)
  • Among Five Quebec Leaders in Biotechnology (1997)
  • Educational Lecture, 7th International Conference on Anti-Cancer Treatments «Recent Developments in the Hormonal Therapy of Prostate Cancer: Towards Localized Disease», Paris (1997)
  • Award «Fidéides» (high tech) of the Chamber of Commerce of Sainte-Foy (1997)
  • European School of Oncology, Co-Director of Superior Course on: «Traitement des cancers de la prostate», Nice (1997)
  • Member, Sommet, Conseil du Sommet technologique du GATIQ technorégion Québec Chaudière-Appalaches (1997)
  • Honorary Member, Philippine Urological Association (1996)
  • Member, Cercle of Ambassadors for Congresses and Business Meetings of the Quebec Area (1996-    )
  • Board member, Conseil de la Science et de la Technologie du Québec (1996-1999)
  • MRC Distinguished Scientist (1996-2001)
  • Honorary Member, Société française d’endocrinologie (1996-    )
  • Member, Committee of the First International Consultation on Prostate Cancer, Paris (1996)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Université de Caën, France (1996)
  • Honorary President "Concours d'Excellence Mérici" (1996)
  • 8th Annual W.B. Lewis Memorial Lecturer, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., "Les grands espoirs de la recherche en santé", École Polytechnique de Montréal (1995)
  • Commander, Laval University Foundation (1995)
  • Honorary President, "The Classic 500", Quebec City (1995)
  • Founding member, Alumni and Friends of MRC (1995)
  • Special Lecture, Guest Speaker, 14th International Papillomavirus Conference, "Hormones and Cancer: Look to the Future", Quebec City (1995)
  • President, Classique 1995 of the 500 first entreprises of Quebec City (1995)
  • William U. Gardner Memorial Lecturer, Yale University School of Medicine, Cancer Center (1995)
  • Parrain scientifique, 22e édition de l'Expo-sciences Bell, finale régionale de Québec et de Chaudière-Appalaches (1995)
  • Co-President, Expo-Sciences, Québec et Chaudière-Appalaches (1995)
  • Citation of the Canadian Red Cross Society, Quebec Division (1994)
  • President, Cérémonie de remise des diplômes aux finissantes et finissants du Petit Séminaire de Québec (1994)
  • Chevalier, Conférence des Vins de Cahors (1994)
  • Transatlantic Speaker at the XIIth Annual Meeting of the Société française d'endocrinologie, Toulouse (1994)
  • Honorary Member, Société française d’endocrinologie (1994-    )
  • Mur des Célébrités, Place Laurier, Quebec City, Quebec (1994)
  • Gouverneur, Fondation Les Amis du Petit Séminaire de Québec (1994)
  • Banquet Speaker, Flinn Foundation Symposium: Arizona Biomedical Research, ‘94, 1st Annual Conference, “The Role of Molecular Techniques in Modern Biology”, Phoenix, Arizona (1994)
  • Recognition Prize 1993 of the Séminaire de Québec (1993)
  • Antoni Nalecz Award, Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (1993)
  • "Bâtisseur", École des hautes études commerciales de Montréal and of the magazine "Commerce" Month of March (1992)
  • Honorary Member of the "Association des diplômés de l'École des hautes études commerciales de Montréal" (1992-    )
  • Deputy Governor, The American Biological Institute Research Association (1992-    )
  • Deputy Governor, Board of Governors, American Biographical Institute Research (ABIRA) (1991-    )
  • Antoni Nalecz Prize for the best presentation, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (1991)
  • Gloire de l'Escolle, Association des Diplômés de l’Université Laval (1991)
  • Grand Québécois, Chambre de commerce et d’industrie du Québec métropolitain (1991)
  • Officer, Ordre national du Québec 1991 - Government of Quebec (1991)
  • Antoni Nalecz Prize 1990 - Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (1990)
  • Award "Fidéides" of the Chamber of Commerce of Sainte-Foy (1990)
  • Canada Award for Excellence in Business (1990)
  • Michel Sarrazin Award of the Club de recherches cliniques du Québec (1990)
  • Michel Sarrazin Award of the Canadian Physiological Society (1990)
  • Honorary Member, Advisory Committee of IBC (International Biographical Centre) (1989-    )
  • French Canadian Scientist of the Year 1989, Magazine "Aujourd'hui la Science" of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (1989)
  • Keynote Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Investigators in Reproduction, "The Role of Adrenal Steroids and Peripheral Estrogen Biosynthesis in Women", Quebec City (1989)
  • Rose Detesco Memorial Lecture, "The Management of Metastatic Prostatic Carcinoma", Warren, Ohio (1989)
  • Certificate of Merit Celebration of the Government of Canada (1988)
  • Magisterial Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Colegio Mexicano de Urologia, Guanajuato, Mexico (1988)
  • Guest Faculty: Course on Biology and Biochemistry of Normal and Cancer Cell Growth, International School of Pharmacology, Erice, Italy (5 lectures) (1987)
  • Honor Committee, Expo sciences international (1987)
  • Member, Conseil Souverain de la Nouvelle-France (1986)
  • Special Guest, Venezuelan Urology Congress (1986)
  • Guest Lecturer, Columbian Urology Society, Symposium on Cancer of the Prostate, Bogota (1986)
  • Guest Lecturer, 50th Anniversary of the Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia, Mexico (1986)
  • Member, General Council, Association des médecins de langue française du Canada (1985-1987)
  • Award "Fidéides" of the Chamber of Commerce of Sainte-Foy (1985)
  • Canada Award for Excellence in Business (1985)
  • Founding member, Club des Ambassadeurs, Palais des Congrès, Montreal (1985)
  • Excel Award (1985)
  • Chevalier de l'Ordre de Malte (1985)
  • Personality of the Week, Journal La Presse (December 30th, 1984)
  • Guest Lecturer, Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (1984)
  • Keith Harrison Memorial Lecturer, Endocrine Society of Australia (1984)
  • Honorary President, Optimist Club of Ste-Julie, Laurierville (1984)
  • Invited speaker, American Cancer Society Meeting for Science Writers (1984)
  • Medal of the Collège de France, Paris, (1984)
  • Award "Fidéides" of the Chamber of Commerce of Sainte-Foy (1984)
  • Member, Science Council of Canada (1983-1986)
  • Jennifer Hallam Lecturer, Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians, England (1982)
  • MDS Health Group Award (1981)
  • Award of the Fondation de recherche en hormonologie (1981)
  • Officer of the Order of Canada (1981)
  • Keynote Speaker, 5th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Andrology (1980)
  • Research Award of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (1980)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1979-    )
  •  Nobel Symposium Lecturer, Nobel Symposium 42, Stockholm (1978)
  • Medal of the City of Nice (1977)
  • Vincent Medal of the Association Canadienne-Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences (1976)
  • Founder of the Alpine Skibec Association (1976)
  • Affiliate, Royal Society of Medicine (London) (1974-    )
  • Director, Medical Research Council Group in Molecular Endocrinology (1973-    )
  • Associate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1973-    )
  • Associate of the Medical Research Council of Canada (1973-1996)
  • Fundamental Research Award of the Association des Médecins de Langue Française du Canada (1972)
  • Scholar of the Medical Research Council of Canada (1969-1973)
  • Centennial Fellow of the Medical Research Council of Canada (1968-1969)
  • Fellow of the Medical Research Council of Canada (1962-1968)
  • Order of the Student Merit, Laval University (1962)
  • Frank W. Horner Medal (1961)
  • Grant Medal (1960)
  • Morin Award (1959)
  • Award of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Province of Québec (1959)
  • Morin Award (1958)
  • Jobin Award (1958)
  • Medal of the Governor General of Canada (1957)
  • Prince of Wales Award (1957)