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Gairdner Webinar: Gut Peptides Drive Therapeutic Innovation

January 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduction and Q&A Moderator:

  • The event was moderated by Dr. Janet Rossant, President & Scientific Director, The Gairdner Foundation  


  • Dr. Daniel Drucker, Professor of Medicine – Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital

The Gairdner Foundation was pleased to partner with Life Sciences BC again for a virtual event on January 11 at 10 am PST. The Gairdner Foundation celebrates and recognizes scientific excellence through the Canada Gairdner Awards. Dr. Daniel Drucker received the 2021 Canada Gairdner International Award along with Dr. Jens Holst and Dr. Joel Habener for their research on glucagon-like peptides that has led to major advances in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. His lecture was called “Gut peptides drive therapeutic innovation for people with metabolic disorders.”

Presentation – “Gut peptides drive therapeutic innovation for people with metabolic disorders”.

Event Recording: 

For more information, please contact:

Claire Nelson

Manager, Events

Office: (604) 669-9909 Ext. 105


January 11, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:


Life Sciences BC