Awards & Winners

2005 Canada Gairdner Awards

Check winners and nominations of 2005 Canada Gairdner Awards. Check awards winners of 2005 Canada Gairdner Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Gairdner Foundation International Award

Craig Mello, Andrew Fire

(For the discovery of RNA interference which initiated a revolution in the study and use of RNA in gene silencing.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

Jeffrey M. Friedman, Douglas L. Coleman

(For contributions to our understanding of obesity and particularly for the discovery of the adipose tissue hormone, leptin.)
Gairdner Foundation International Award

Endel Tulving, Brenda Milner

(For pioneering research in the understanding of human memory, and providing the necessary framework within which findings in neuroanatomy, neuroplysiology, and neuropharmacology can be integrated.)