Famous Burlingtonians

Irene Uchida - Professor Emeritus

Irene A. Uchida was a Professor Emeritus of pediatrics and pathology at McMaster, where she founded the Cytogenetics Laboratory. Her research on radiation and human chromosome abnormalities has made a significant contribution to medical science. For her work, Uchida was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1993. Uchida passed away in 2013.