Gairdner President Dr. Janet Rossant receives 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to share that our President & Scientific Director, Dr. Janet Rossant is one of the five women scientists celebrated by the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.

Dr. Rossant is being awarded: 

“For her outstanding research that helped us to better understand how tissues and organs are formed in the developing embryo.”

Each Laureate will receive €100,000 in prize money for her outstanding contribution to advances in science. They will be celebrated in a ceremony that will be held on March 22, 2018 in Paris, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme.

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