GlycoNet Investigator named the inaugural recipient of the Legge Orr MI4 Leadership Award

McGill University Health Centre • Posted: March 8, 2020

The $1 million donation supports the leadership of Dr. Don Sheppard, Director of McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (MI4), and will help drive the institute’s mission forward.

“I am both honoured and humbled to be the inaugural recipient of The Legge Orr MI4 Leadership Award. This transformative support will provide invaluable flexibility and resources to allow me to focus my energies on growing MI4’s already impressive legacy.”
GlycoNet Investigator Dr. Don Sheppard. (Photo: IDIGH)

Congratulations to GlycoNet Investigator Dr. Don Sheppard for being named an inaugural recipient of the Legge Orr MI4 Leadership award! The donation in the amount of $1 million is in honour of his leadership and excellence as Director of MI4, a research institute that brings together over 250 researchers to find life-changing solutions to come of the world’s deadliest diseases including COVID-19, tuberculosis and hepatitis C. The Legg Orrs made an eight year commitment in support of Don Sheppard and MI4. Read more about the announcement on McGill University Health Centre’s website.

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