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  1. 1910

  2. 1920

  3. 1930

  4. 1938

    Quebec’s First Medical Research Institute

  5. 1940

  6. 1950

  7. 1960

  8. 1961

    The De Belle Laboratory for biochemical genetics was founded by Dr. Charles Scriver

  9. 1969

    The Quebec Network of Genetic Medicine was established.

  10. 1970

  11. 1980

  12. 1980

    Dr. Joseph Martin developed an NIH-sponsored Huntington’s Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital that brought together scientists from Harvard, MIT and Boston University

  13. 1984

    A pilot newborn screening program for DMD was launched under the guidance and leadership of Dr. Rockman-Greenberg

  14. 1990

  15. 1993

    With support from the world’s largest independent biotech company, Amgen, Dr. Mak established the Amgen Research Institute in Toronto

  16. 1999

    Dr. Rockman-Greenberg began the first of a series of town hall meetings with Hutterite communities

  17. 2000

  18. 2008

    The Brain-Body Institute was established at McMaster University

  19. 2010

  20. 2020

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