Bernhard Cinader

Title:  Bernhard Cinader fonds

Date(s) of creation: 1944-1997

Physical description: 18.50 metres of textual and graphic records

Admin. history/Biographical Sketch: 
Bernhard Cinader was born in 1920 and emigrated to England from Vienna, Austria where he studied at the University of London where he graduated with a PhD in biochemistry in 1948 and in 1958 with a doctor of science in immunology. He emigrated to Canada in 1958 where he accepted an appointment as head of the immunochemistry subdivision of the Ontario  Cancer Institute in Toronto.  In 1969  he joined the University of Toronto as professor of medical cell biology, medical genetics and clinical biochemistry.  He was director and founder of the Institute of Immunology at the University from 1971-1980 and was instrumental in establishing the discipline as a full department within the Faculty of Medicine in 1984. Cinader was founder and first president of the Canadian Society of Immunology form 1966-1969 and of the International Union of Immunological Societies from 1969-1974. 

During his career he received numerous honours, including Paris' Society of Chemical Biology Award in 1954, Queen's Silver Jubilee Medical in 1978 and the Royal Society of Canada's Thomas W. Eadie Medal in 1982.  In 1985 he was named an officer of the Order of Canada.

He died of a heart attack in Toronto on March 3, 2001 at the age of 81.

Scope and content
Correspondence, memoranda, notes, drafts of addresses and articles, lecture notes, grant applications and conference files documenting Dr. Bernhard Cinader's activities as immunologist at the University of Toronto and with numerous national and international immunological organizations.   Files also include records relating to research projects relating to immunology; correspondence relating to Dr. Cinader's activities in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, including the Institute of Immunology, the Clinical Immunology Coordinating Committee and the World Health Organization; records relating to international conferences on immunology, including the 6th International Congress on Immunology (1986, Toronto), of which Dr. Cinader was a key organizer.
Access/Use: Open

Finding aids: Finding aid for B1992-0015 online. Other finding aids available in Reading Room.

Related records in a different fonds:

Accruals: Further accruals not expected.

Corresponding accessionsB1976-0034,B1977-0009, B1977-0024, B1979-0063, B1980-0002, B1980-0018, B1983-0014, B1983-0026, B1989-0037, B1990-0038, B1991-0019, B1992-0015, B1996-0017, B2001-0023, B2002-0008