Gairdner Gala Celebrates the Best in International Science

Guests from around the world gather to hear from leading scientists about their discoveries and inspirations.


RCIS & Gairdner Lecture: Leptins and the Biological Basis for Obesity

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Learn more about our adjudication committees & how our laureates are selected

Learn more about the committees that choose our laureates

Michael R. Hayden

Michael R. Hayden

Canada Gairdner Wightman Award,2011

For his outstanding national and international leadership in medical genetics, entrepreneurship and humanitarianism.