Gairdner appreciates the contributions of their sponsors and donors, which make our many programs and events across Canada possible.

Government Partners


Media Sponsor

Gairdner Faculty Lectures & Student Outreach Program

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR)

London Drugs Foundation 

RBC Foundation


2016 Canada Gairdner Symposia

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Government of Canada

Government of Ontario

Caribou Biosciences Inc.

Harry Rosen

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

North Carolina State University

Sick Kids Research Institute

Sunnybrook Health Sciences

Trillium Therapeutics Inc.

University of Toronto

University Health Network (UHN)


2016 Canada Gairdner Awards Gala Dinner

Gold Table:

University of Toronto 

Silver Tables: 


Harry & Evelyn Rosen 

Johnson & Johnson Innovation/ JLABS

Merck Canada

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

RBC Foundation

Sanofi Pasteur

TELUS Health

Gairdner Tables:

AstraZeneca, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), CAMH Foundation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Galin Foundation, Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics Institute, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Innovative Medicine Canada, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, McMaster University, MIT, Eric Newll, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Queen's University, Roche, Ryerson University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry/Western University, SickKids Research Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Universite de Montreal, University Health Network (UHN), University of ALberta, University of Calgary, University of Guelph, University of Manitoba, University of Ottawa, University of Waterloo, Viventia Bion Inc. (now part of Eleven Biotherapeutics, Women's College Hospital, York University

Dessert Reception:

The Mitchell and Kathryn Baran Family Foundation/Trudell Medical Limited