Dr. Grant N. Pierce
Dr. Pierce completed postdoctoral training at the University of California, Los Angeles before returning to Canada where he is Executive Director of Research at St. Boniface Hospital, and a Professor of Physiology and Pathophysiology at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.
He has published over 225 peer reviewed research manuscripts and eight textbooks on metabolism, nutrition, and cardiovascular health. He has been cited over 8,000 times with a Google Scholar H index of 53. He just completed a 13-year term as the Editor of the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology.
He recently received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to Canada, and is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest distinction for a scientist in Canada.