Canada Gairdner Award Laureates To Win Prestigious Breakthrough Prize
2016 Canada Gairdner Awards Gala Dinner
celebrating the best in international science
Congratulations to Dr. Ohsumi on being awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The Gairdner Foundation is thrilled to learn about Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi being awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Phsiology or Medicine "for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy." Dr.

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Promotions at Gairdner

From the desk of our President, Dr. Janet Rossant, comes a very important update on the Gairdner team: 

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Dr. John Dirks retires from Gairdner Foundation after 23 years as President
2016 Canada Gairdner Award winners
CRISPR-Cas and HIV/AIDS researchers recognized
Meet our incoming President and Scientific Director - Dr. Janet Rossant

After a rigorous international search process, we are happy to announce that the Gairdner Foundation’s new President and Scientific Director will be Dr. Janet Rossant, starting May 4, 2016. Dr.

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Gairdner attends International Summit on Human Gene Editing

Our President and Scientific Director, Dr. John Dirks was privileged to attend the International Summit on Gene Editing in Washington, D.C. on December 1st.

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Congratulations to The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 laureates
Includes our 2014 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award winner Prof. Satoshi Omura

The Gairdner Foundation congratulates the latest laureates of The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2015.

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Tribute to Dr. David Sackett

The Gairdner Foundation was saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. David Sackett. He was an outstanding physician, scientist and person.

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