|Born||24 February 1947|
|Alma mater||McGill University|
|Awards||Order of Canada|
Order of British Columbia
University of British Columbia
Born in Berlin in a displaced persons camp, the son of Polish Jews who escaped Poland before the invasion of Poland, Cynader emigrated to Canada in 1951. Cynader received a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University in 1967 and a Ph.D. from MIT in 1972. He did postdoctoral training at the Max Planck Institute in Germany before teaching in the departments of psychology and physiology at Dalhousie University. In 1988, he became head of the Ophthalmology Research Group in the University of British Columbia. He is the founding Director of the Brain Research Centre and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of British Columbia.
- 1987 – Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
- 2007 – Member of the Order of British Columbia.
- 2008 – Member of the Order of Canada
- 2012 – Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
- 2014 – Inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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