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David MacLennan

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David H MacLennan, OC, OOnt, FRSC, FRS (born July 3, 1937) is a Canadian biochemist and geneticist known for his basic work on proteins that regulate calcium flux through the sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR), thereby regulating muscle contraction and relaxation, and for his discoveries in the field of muscle diseases caused by genetic defects in calcium regulatory proteins. [1]

15 relations: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Gairdner Foundation International Award, International Society for Heart Research, Izaak-Walton-Killam Award, Malignant hyperthermia, National Academy of Sciences, Order of Canada, Order of Ontario, Phospholamban, Porcine stress syndrome, Royal Society, Royal Society of Canada, Skeletal muscle, University of Manitoba.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.

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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is a Canadian charitable organization, founded in 1994, that honours Canadians who have contributed to the understanding of disease and improving the health of people.

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Gairdner Foundation International Award

The Canada Gairdner International Award is given annually at a special dinner to five individuals for outstanding discoveries or contributions to medical science.

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International Society for Heart Research

The Society began as an "International Study Group for Research in Cardiac Metabolism" in Dubrovnik in 1968; at the 1976 World Congress in Tokyo, it adopted the name "International Society for Heart Research".

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Izaak-Walton-Killam Award

The Izaak-Walton-Killam Award was established according to the will of Dorothy J. Killam to honour the memory of her husband Izaak Walton Killam.

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Malignant hyperthermia

Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a type of severe reaction that occurs to particular medications used during general anesthesia, among those who are susceptible.

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National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.

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Order of Canada

The Order of Canada (Ordre du Canada) is a Canadian national order and the second highest honour for merit in the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada.

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Order of Ontario

The Order of Ontario is the most prestigious official honour in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Phospholamban

Phospholamban, also known as PLN or PLB, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PLN gene.

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Porcine stress syndrome

Porcine stress syndrome, also known as malignant hyperthermia or PSS, is a condition in pigs.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC; Société royale du Canada), also known as the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada (French: Académies des arts, des lettres et des sciences du Canada), is the senior national, bilingual council of distinguished Canadian scholars, humanists, scientists and artists.

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Skeletal muscle

Skeletal muscle is one of three major muscle types, the others being cardiac muscle and smooth muscle.

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University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba (U of M, UMN, or UMB) is a public university in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_MacLennan

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