Fernand Labrie Distinguished Investigator Award
Dr. Fernand Labrie was a remarkable scientist, an innovative researcher, a prolific author and an undisputed visionary. He spoke about intracrinology more than twenty years ago to the early ISSWSH membership and has presented his research many times since. Dr. Labrie’s basic science research led to the development of a new class of treatments for women with sexual dysfunction. His passion for safe and efficacious treatments for women with sexual health concerns was always respected by the ISSWSH leadership and has led to the executive committee wanting to laud his accomplishments and encourage researchers to emulate him.
The establishment of the Fernand Labrie Distinguished Investigator Award provides the recipient with a prize of up to $5,000 and was made possible through a generous grant by AMAG Pharmaceuticals.
The Fernand Labrie Distinguished Investigator Award is intended to recognize an early to mid-career investigator who has demonstrated a commitment to women’s sexual health and embodies the qualities Dr. Labrie exhibited as a researcher and scientist.
Tierney Lorenz, PhD
University of Nebraska - Lincoln