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Gairdner Awards

The Gairdner Foundation recognizes the world’s leading medical research scientists through the Gairdner International Awards. These awards are recognized as among the most prestigious in biomedical science.

  • 2013 – King K. Holmes, Global Health (Global Health Award)
  • 2010 – William A. Catterall, Pharmacology (International Award)
  • 2003 – Linda B. Buck, Physiology and Biophysics (International Award)
  • 2002 – Philip P. Green, Genome Sciences (International Award)
  • 2002 – Maynard V. Olson, Medicine and Genome Sciences (International Award)
  • 2002 – Robert Waterston, Genome Sciences (International Award)
  • 2001 – Bertil Hille, Physiology and Biophysics (International Award)
  • 1992 – Leland H. Hartwell, Genome Sciences (International Award) (former faculty)
  • 1990 – E. Donnall Thomas, Medicine (International Award) (deceased)
  • 1978 – Edwin G. Krebs, Biochemistry and Pharmacology (International Award) (deceased)