A 1940 medical graduate of McGill, Friedman served in the RCAF during the Second World War. He returned to McGill and earned his PhD in anatomy (1946) and thereafter began a distinguished career in academic medicine. He was appointed the first professor and head of the department of anatomy at the University of British Columbia (1950-81). His scientific research focused on the effects of sodium and hormones on blood vessels in hypertension. He was known internationally as a scientific author and lecturer. Friedman's many honours include Royal Society of Canada membership, the J.C.B. Grant Award and outstanding service awards from the Heart Foundation and the Ciba Foundation. He was also a founding member of the BC Heart Foundation.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Slonecker, C.E.. "Sydney Murray Friedman". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 18 May 2017, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/sydney-murray-friedman. Accessed 08 April 2020.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Slonecker, C., Sydney Murray Friedman (2017). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/sydney-murray-friedman
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- Slonecker, C.E., "Sydney Murray Friedman". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published May 27, 2008; Last Edited May 18, 2017. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/sydney-murray-friedman
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- Slonecker, C.E.. The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Sydney Murray Friedman", Last Edited May 18, 2017, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/sydney-murray-friedman
Sydney Murray Friedman
|Article by||C.E. Slonecker|
|Published Online||May 27, 2008|
|Last Edited||March 24, 2017|
Sydney Murray Friedman, scientist, scholar, physician (born 17 February 1916 in Montréal, QC; died 16 February 2015 in Vancouver, BC).