2014 Gairdner Foundation Symposium - Oct 27, 2014

2014 Gairdner Foundation Symposium - Oct 27, 2014

Join us on October 27th, 2014 for an inspiring session with two leading scientists and Canada Gairdner Award Recipients.

This FREE event will take place from 4pm to 6pm at the University of British Columbia's Life Sciences Centre, in Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC2).


  1. James P. Allison PhD

    Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 2014
    "For his discovery of immune checkpoint blockade and its successful application to immune therapy of cancer"
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Presentation Title: "Immune checkpoint blockade in cancer therapy: New insights and opportunities”
    For information about Dr. Allison: http://www.gairdner.org/content/james-allison

  2. Salim Yusuf, DPhil, FRCPC, FRSC, O.C.

    Recipient of the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, 2014
    "For his exceptional leadership in global clinical trials and population studies of cardiovascular disease that shaped best guidelines for prevention and treatment"
    McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences

    Presentation Title: Lessons from 3 decades of research in preventing CVD globally
    For more information about Dr. Yusuf: http://www.gairdner.org/content/salim-yusuf

Free general admission, no reserved seating.

See flyer for more information.
For inquiries - (604) 875-3823, skumaran@cmmt.ubc.ca

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