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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 and Emeriti

Titia de Lange
2014 Canada Gairdner International Award
Michael W. Young
2012 Canada Gairdner International Award
Jeffrey V. Ravetch
2012 Canada Gairdner International Award
C. David Allis
2007 Canada Gairdner International Award
Jeffrey M. Friedman
2005 Canada Gairdner International Award
Roderick MacKinnon
2001 Canada Gairdner International Award
Robert G. Roeder
2000 Canada Gairdner International Award
Paul Nurse
1992 Canada Gairdner International Award
James E. Darnell Jr.
1986 Canada Gairdner International Award
Günter Blobel
1982 Canada Gairdner International Award

Past Faculty

2003
Ralph M. Steinman
1974
David Baltimore
1970
R. Bruce Merrifield
1970
Vincent P. Dole
1967
Christian de Duve
1967
George E. Palade
1964
Keith Porter
1962
Henry G. Kunkel

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.

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