Dr. Lynn Megeney is a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, where he also holds academic appointments as a Professor in the Dept. of Medicine (Division of Cardiology) and the Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Megeney was the Holder of the Mach Gaennslen Chair in Cardiac Research from 2005 to 2011. Dr. Megeney has received numerous awards including an International Fellowship form the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Dr. Megeney's laboratory is supported by provincial, national and international funding agencies. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Megeney has been a scientific founder of three biotechnology companies.