Canadian takes lead at global health research alliance

CIHR president chairing group tackling chronic diseases.

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Alain Beaudet, middle, is passed a ceremonial gavel for the alliance chairmanship by outgoing chair Xuetao Cao, of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. On the right is Glenda Gray from the South Africa Medical Research Council, chair-elect for the next two years.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 01/13/2016 12:00 am EST

A Canadian has taken the reins of an international group of health research funders, and his goal is to get more countries on board to help fight chronic diseases.

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