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Memorable Manitobans: Michael Graham Saunders (1920-1975)

Medical researcher, physician.

Born in London, England, he received a BSc degree from Victoria University, Manchester, and worked at an EEG laboratory in Manchester before entering medical school. He immigrated to Winnipeg in 1949, and systematically developed the EEG laboratory at the Winnipeg General Hospital, introducing computer technology into clinical medicine. He was awarded a doctorate in medicine by Manchester in 1963.

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Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 25 April 2008

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