Awards & Winners

1975 Canada Gairdner Awards

Check winners and nominations of 1975 Canada Gairdner Awards. Check awards winners of 1975 Canada Gairdner Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Gairdner Foundation International Award

Ernest Beutler

(For elucidating the biochemical and genetic basis of the hemolytic anemias related to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, and other studies on human erythrocytes.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

Baruch Samuel Blumberg

(In recognition of his discovery of the Australia antigen in 1963 and its association with hepatitis in 1967, greatly enhancing our knowledge of viral hepatitis type B, and its prevention.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

Henri G. Hers

(For fundamental discoveries related to glycogen metabolism and its disorders, disorders of fructose metabolism and the lysosomal basis of several inborn errors of metabolism.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

Hugh Huxley

(In recognition of outstanding contributions to our understanding of the molecular basis of muscle contraction.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

John D. Keith

(In recognition of his many and important contributions to our understanding of the natural history of congenital heart disease, which have formed the basis for the modern treatment of congenital heart malformations.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

William Thornton Mustard

(In recognition of his outstanding contributions in the area of cardiovascular surgery, in particular the achievement of the ingenious operation for the transposition of the great vessels, for which the operation now bears his name.)