DR. KENT HAYGLASS, Professor Emeritus
Immunologist Dr. Kent HayGlass has been a valued member of the university since 1986. His contributions include serving as head of the department of immunology and director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) National Training Program in Allergy and Asthma Research. He has also held key leadership roles in national research consortia, such as the CIHR Human Immunology Network. HayGlass’s research determined how maladaptive immune regulation causes allergic disorders in children. He also investigated the immunological mechanisms responsible for health during pregnancy, and from infancy through adulthood. His accomplishments include holding a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. He has been recognized as an innovative researcher (receiving the Bowman Rh Institute Foundation Award) and exceptional leader (the Canadian Society for Immunology Bernhard Cinader Award).