Date: Monday, October 27, 4– 6pm
Location: Life Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall
Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to two dynamic and high profiled researchers at the 2014 Gairdner Vancouver Symposium.
This free public lecture will feature:
- James P. Allison PhD
Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 2014
“For his discovery of immune checkpoint blockade and its successful application to immune therapy of cancer”
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Presentation Title: “Targeting Immune Checkpoints in Cancer Therapy: New Insights and Opportunities”
For information about Dr. Allison: http://www.gairdner.org/content/james-allison
- Salim Yusuf, DPhil, FRCPC, FRSC, O.C.
Recipient of the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, 2014
“For his exceptional leadership in global clinical trials and population studies of cardiovascular disease that shaped best guidelines for prevention and treatment”
McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences
Presentation Title: Lessons from 3 decades of research in preventing CVD globally
To learn more about Dr. Yusuf: http://www.gairdner.org/content/salim-yusuf
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