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Gairdner Foundation

The Gairdner Foundation is devoted to the recognition of outstanding achievement in biomedical research worldwide. The awards recognize individuals whose work or contribution constitutes tangible achievement in the field of medical science. Since 1959, when the first Gairdner Foundation International Awards were presented, 18 recipients have been associated with The Rockefeller University.

Current Faculty


Michael W. Young

1949 -

Canada Gairdner International Award
Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor

Canada Gairdner International Award

Jeffrey V. Ravetch

Canada Gairdner International Award
Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Professor

Canada Gairdner International Award

Jeffrey M. Friedman

1954 -

Canada Gairdner International Award
Marilyn M. Simpson Professor

Canada Gairdner International Award

Roderick MacKinnon

1956 -

Canada Gairdner International Award
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Professor

Canada Gairdner International Award

Paul Nurse

1949 -

Canada Gairdner International Award
President Emeritus

Canada Gairdner International Award

James E. Darnell, Jr.

Canada Gairdner International Award
Vincent Astor Professor Emeritus

Canada Gairdner International Award

Günter Blobel

1936 -

Canada Gairdner International Award
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Professor

Canada Gairdner International Award

Past Faculty

Ralph M. Steinman

1943—2011

Canada Gairdner International Award

David Baltimore

1938 -

Canada Gairdner International Award

R. Bruce Merrifield

1921—2006

Canada Gairdner International Award

Vincent P. Dole

1913—2006

Canada Gairdner International Award

Christian de Duve

1917—2013

Canada Gairdner International Award

George E. Palade

1912—2008

Canada Gairdner International Award

Keith Porter

Canada Gairdner International Award

Henry G. Kunkel

1916—1983

Canada Gairdner International Award

About the Canada Gairdner International Award

The Gairdner Foundation is devoted to the recognition of outstanding achievement in biomedical research worldwide. The Canada Gairdner International Award is bestowed on researchers whose work has advanced our understanding of the biology of disease.

Contact

The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065