Erkki Ruoslahti MD, PhD

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 1997
"For the discovery and characterization of the molecules responsible for cell-substrate adhesion including fibronections and integrins: and for recognizing the importance of extracellular matrix-cell interactions in modulating cell phenotype, and their clinical relevance in such fields as cancer, blood coagulation and wound healing."

La Jolla, California, USA