2017 Gairdner Symposia
2017 Canada Gairdner Laureates' Lectures
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
9:00 AM – 2:45 PM
Featuring all seven 2017 Canada Gairdner Award laureates, Gairdner’s annual laureates’ lecture brings together leading Canadian and international scientists to share their ground breaking biomedical research, including pioneering work on stroke, vaccines and child and maternal health.
“New Frontiers in Targeted Therapies for Human Health”
Friday, October 27th, 2017
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
From cardiac regeneration with stem cells to genetically engineering immune cells to treat cancer, Gairdner’s one-day research symposium will explore the various cutting-edge technologies, therapies and developments that are transforming the way we approach human health across the globe. Hear from a panel of world-renowned scientists as they explain and explore breakthrough discoveries that are actively shaping the future of biomedicine as we know it.