Gairdner Symposium – James P Allison and Salim Yusuf, Oct 27

Gairdner Symposium – Monday, October 27, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 pm, LSC #2, UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Two dynamic and high profiled researchers: Dr. James P Allison and Dr. Salim Yusuf

james_allisonJames 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:





yusuf.salimSalim 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: TBA
To learn more about Dr. Yusuf:






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