Professor Kagan Kerman is the recipient of this year's W.A.E. McBryde Medal. This award is presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada to a young scientist working in Canada who has made a significant achievement in pure or applied analytical chemistry.
Prof. Kerman’s research provides electrochemical platforms to develop diagnostics and therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. He has established a strong track record of research output with international collaborations and is recognized as a leading authority in the area of biosensors for neurodegenerative diseases.
He joins Professors Aaron Wheeler (2013), André Simpson (2011), Scott Tanner (2003) and Ulrich Krull (1994) as previous winners of this award from the department of chemistry.