2019 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates Announced

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On Tuesday, April 2, the Gairdner Foundation announced its 2019 Canada Gairdner Award laureates at the Toronto Reference Library.

Joining Gairdner for the announcement were 2019 awardees Dr. Connie Jean Eaves and Dr. Susan Band Horwitz who both addressed the audience to recount their research and speak about winning the Gairdner. The other awardees participated in the announcement by video.

Special thanks to the Dr. Stephen Robbins, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Cancer Research, co-chair of the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, and professor at the University of Calgary, and Dr. Rama Khokha, Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at UHN and Professor in the Department of Medical Biophysics and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto for their help in introducing the awardees.

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Congratulations to the 2019 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates!