Dr. Morton Mower honored | VailDaily.com

Dr. Morton Mower honored

Dr. Morton Mower received a prestigious honor on Jan. 28 from the government of Thailand called the 2015 Prince Mahidol Award in Medicine. This award specifically recognizes his work developing the implantable defibrillator to combat sudden cardiac death in high-risk populations, and cardiac resynchronization therapy to relieve heart failure. Both of these devices have saved millions of lives. Professor Mower accepted the award from Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, surrounded by family and government officials.

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