Our Awardees

Every year, we support health and biomedical research projects by outstanding new investigators across Canada through our Discovery Award grants.

Grants awarded by year

As of 2018, 1347 grants have been awarded. A complete list of grants from 1926 to 2018 is available here in MS Excel format.

 

Our Alumni

Many of our past grants sparked remarkable discoveries that transformed the practice of medicine and surgery, reduced illness and death rates, and propelled many of our recipients to positions of leadership and influence across Canada.
Imogen R Coe, PhD
Imogen R Coe, PhD
Promotes diversity and gender equity in science, and is a champion for women and girls in STEM
Janet Rossant, CC PhD FRS FRSC
Janet Rossant, CC PhD FRS FRSC
World-renowned expert in developmental biology
Henry G Friesen, CC MD FRSC FCAHS
Henry G Friesen, CC MD FRSC FCAHS
An internationally renowned endocrinologist best known for the discovery of human prolactin
Brenda L Gallie, CM MD FRCSC
Brenda L Gallie, CM MD FRCSC
A world-renowned ophthalmologist, known for her contributions to the science and medicine of retinoblastoma, a childhood eye cancer.
Mladen Vranic, OC MD DSc
Mladen Vranic, OC MD DSc
Best known for his work in glucose tracer methodology to study the effects of exercise and stress in diabetes
Adolfo J de Bold, OC PhD FRSC
Adolfo J de Bold, OC PhD FRSC
Best known for his discovery of atrial natriuretic factor

Where we've funded research

The Banting Research Foundation has funded promising new investigators from across Canada since 1926. Links to investigator profiles for research funded since 2011 are available on this map.