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2014-03-26 08:29:46

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around the world. This year's winners showcase a broad range of new medical discoveries related to cardiovascular disease, cancer, immunotherapy and human parasitic diseases. Among the world's most esteemed medical research prizes, the awards distinguish Canada as a leader in science and...

2012-03-21 02:24:42

Canada's respected awards identify the world's most promising medical discoveries TORONTO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 Canada Gairdner Awards. Recognized for some of the most significant medical discoveries from around the world, this year's winners showcase a broad range of new medical insights, from pioneering new ways to tackle childhood illness in developing countries to identifying how our biological...

2011-03-23 05:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Hayden, a Xenon founder and Chief Scientific Officer, has received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for leadership in medical science in Canada. The Wightman Award is another major honour for Dr. Hayden, having previously been awarded the Order of Canada and Order of British Columbia, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Health Researcher of the Year Award, LifeSciences BC's Genome BC Award for Scientific...