Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

The Canada Gairdner Wightman Award recognizes exceptional leadership in Canadian medical science. It is awarded for: Individual accomplishment and leadership in a specific field of biomedical sciences (basic, clinical, population health) in Canada and/or original and sustained contributions to that field at an internationally recognized level; Institutional academic and scientific leadership in Canada leading to the establishment and development of biomedical research in Canada and internationally. The Prize is valued at $100,000 CAD, and is for the personal use of recipients.

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Upcoming Deadlines

October 01, 2022October 01, 2022 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Recognizes exceptional leadership in Canadian medical science. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.