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Manitoba Medical Service Foundation and St. Boniface Hospital Research Present the 17th Annual Richard Hoeschen Memorial Award

Dr. Jiuyong Xie has been named this year’s recipient of the Richard Hoeschen Memorial Award, receiving a $4,000 contribution to help offset the operating expenses for the supervision of a B.Sc. (Med) student at the University of Manitoba. The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation and St. Boniface Hospital Research have each contributed $2,000 toward this award. Dr. Xie is supervising B.Sc. (Med) student Julian Polimeni for his project, “Identifying Plasma Methylated DNA Markers of Early Stage Cancer Patients by Deep Sequencing.” Dr. Xie holds appointments as professor within the departments of Physiology & Pathophysiology at the University of Manitoba.

Thank you to the B.Sc. Awards Selection Committee for adjudication of the candidates and to the University of Manitoba for their administrative support throughout the process. For further details on Manitoba Medical Service Foundation awards, please refer to the Award Recipients pages of our website at mmsf.ca.

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