Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg
Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg attended Medicine at McGill
University (Montreal), where he obtained his M.D.,C.M. in 1979.
He then trained in General Surgery at McGill, completing his medical
residency and Ph.D. in experimental surgery in1985, in the area
of pancreatic cell differentiation. Dr. Rosenberg subsequently undertook
post-doctoral studies and fellowship training in transplantation
surgery at the University of Michigan. In 1987 he returned to McGill
as Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplantation
at the Montreal General Hospital. He is currently Professor of Surgery
and Medicine and Director of the Division of Surgical Research at
McGill, and A.G. Thompson Chair of Surgical Research at the McGill
University Health Center.
contributions of Dr. Rosenberg have been acknowledged by many national
and international agencies including the Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation (JDRF), the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR),
and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA).
In addition, Dr. Rosenberg has received many career
awards and fellowships, including: Medical Research Council of Canada
Fellowship, McLaughlin Foundation Fellowship, Medical Research Council
of Canada (MRC) Scholarship, and Senior Clinician-Scientist Award
and Chercheur National Award, both from the Fonds de la recherche
en santé du Quebec (FRSQ). He is the only Canadian to have
been a recipient of the prestigious American Surgical Association
Dr. Rosenberg is on the editorial board of Graft and
Pancreatology. He has also served on the scientific committees of
the JDRF, MRC, CIHR, US National Institutes of Health (NIH), and
CDA. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and
has been invited to present his work at many international scientific
Dr. Rosenberg worked with Drs. Marc Prentki (Univeristy of Montreal)
and Dusica Maysinger (McGill University) to create the new JDRF
Center for Beta-cell Replacement at McGill and the University of
Montreal. Dr. Rosenberg is the Director of the Center.