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Gairdner Foundation International Award



The Gairdner Foundation International Award is given annually at a special dinner to three to six people for outstanding discoveries or contributions to medical science. Receipt of the Gairdner is traditionally considered a precursor to winning the Nobel Prize in Medicine;[1] as of 2007, 69 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to prior Gairdner recipients.[2]

Additional recommended knowledge

Past winners are:[3]

Notes and references

  1. ^ Garfield, Eugene (March 12, 1990), " ", Current Comments (no. 11): 3-7,
  2. ^ Fraumeni, Paul (October 20, 2006). Gairdner Awards bring top medical minds to U of T. News@UofT. University of Toronto. Retrieved on 2006-10-24.
  3. ^ List of winners. The Gairdner Foundation. Retrieved on 19 December 2007.

See also

  • Gairdner Foundation Wightman Award
 
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