2015 Gairdner Awards Recognize Two American Scientists

The 2015 Gairdner Awards.

On October 29, 2015, Ambassador Bruce Heyman and Consul General Juan Alsace attended the 2015 Gairdner Awards Gala at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto to honor recipients for their original contributions to medicine resulting in increased understanding of human biology and disease, including American awardees, Dr. Lewis Cantley and Dr. Lynne Maquat. The Gairdner Awards are considered a precursor to the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Ambassador Heyman presented the awards to Dr. Cantley and Dr. Maquat.