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Albert Lasker Award

The Albert Lasker Award celebrates scientists, physicians, and public servants whose accomplishments have made major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure of many crippling and fatal diseases. Since 1946, when the first Lasker Awards were presented, 23 recipients have been associated with The Rockefeller University.

Current Faculty and Emeriti

C. David Allis
2018 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Charles M. Rice
2016 Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research
Jeffrey M. Friedman
2010 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Robert G. Roeder
2003 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
James E. Darnell Jr.
2002 Albert Lasker Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science
Roderick MacKinnon
1999 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Paul Nurse
1998 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Günter Blobel
1993 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Emil C. Gotschlich
1978 Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research

Past Faculty

2007
Ralph M. Steinman
1994
Maclyn McCarty
1988
Vincent P. Dole
1982
Hidesaburo Hanafusa
1975
Henry G. Kunkel
1969
R. Bruce Merrifield
1966
George E. Palade
1963
Lyman C. Craig
1958
Peyton Rous
1957
Richard E. Shope
1948
René Dubos
1947
Oswald T. Avery
1946
Philip Levine
1946
Karl Landsteiner

About the Albert Lasker Award

Founded in 1945, the Albert Lasker Award recognizes the contributions of scientists, physicians, and public servants who have made major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disease.

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