An interactive speaker series featuring current and past Gairdner Award winners. The Gairdner Foundation celebrates biomedical science research from coast to coast and prides itself on giving Canadians access to scientists from around the world.
Established in 1935 to honor the legacy of British neurologist John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911), who pioneered the development of neurology as a medical specialty, this is the Montreal Neurological Institute’s premier scientific lecture.
Together with her husband, Dorothy J. Killam made immense contributions to Canadian education and science. Established in her honour in 2004, this lecture recognizes inspiring and influential women in business, science, politics or the humanities.