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LASKER NIH Intramural AWARDEES

1962. Smadel, Joseph E. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his outstanding contributions to the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of virus and rickettsial diseases, including the demonstration of the efficacy of chloramphenicol as a cure for rickettsial infections-typhoid fever, etc.”

1967. Brodie, Bernard Beryl. Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. “For his extraordinary contributions to biomedical pharmacology.”

1967. Nirenberg, Marshall Warren. Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. “For his contribution towards deciphering the genetic code.”

1972. Carbone, Paul P. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his outstanding contribution to the concept of combination therapy in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease.”

1972. DeVita, Vincent T. Lasker Award in Clinical Research. “For his outstanding contribution to the concept of combination therapy in the treatment of Hodgkin's diseases.”

1972. Frei, Emil III. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his outstanding contribution in application of the concept of combination chemotherapy to lymphoma and acute adult leukemia.”

1972. Freireich, Emil J. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “He was recognized for his outstanding contributions in combination chemotherapy, and in supportive care of patients receiving combination chemotherapy for acute leukemia.”

1972. Hertz, Roy. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “ For his outstanding contribution to the successful chemotherapeutic treatment of gestational choriocarinoma.”

1972. Li, Min Chiu. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his outstanding contribution to the successful chemotherapeutic treatment of gestational choriocarcinoma.”

1972. Van Scott, Eugene J. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his outstanding contribution to the concept of topical chemotherapy in the treatment of mycosis fungoides.”

1972. Ziegler, John L. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his outstanding contribution in increasing the cure rate of Burkitt's tumor by chemotherapy.”

1981. Sokoloff, Louis. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For developing a pioneering method of mapping and measuring brain function, both as a whole and in localized areas--a monumental breakthrough in the understanding and diagnosis of brain diseases.”

1982. Brady, Roscoe O. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his pioneering contribution to the understanding of hereditary diseases, the development of effective genetic counseling procedures, and initiation of possible treatment by replacement of missing enzymes.”

1982. Gallo, Robert C. Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. “For his pioneering studies that led to the discovery of the first human RNA tumor virus and its association with certain leukemias and lymphomas.”

1982. Neufeld, Elizabeth F. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For clarifying the molecular basis and diagnosis of certain hereditary lysosomal storage disorders that may cause growth abnormalities, mental retardation, blindness, deafness and death.”

1984. Potter, Michael. Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. “For his fundamental research into the genetics of immunoglobulin molecules, paving the way for the development of hybridomas.”

1986. Gallo, Robert C. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For determining that the retrovirus now known as HIV-1 is the cause of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).”

1987. Leder, Philip. Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. “For his elegant genetic studies, particularly in carcinogenesis, and for developing transgenic laboratory animals for the study of cancer and other diseases.”

1996. Robbins, John B. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For developing, with Rachel Schneerson, a polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccine against Hemophilus influenzae type b, typhoid, and pneumococcus.”

1996. Schneerson, Rachel. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For developing, with John Robbins, a polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccine against Hemophilus influenzae type b, typhoid, and pneumococcus.”

1999. Kety, Seymour Solomon. Albert Lasker Special Medical Research Achievement Award. “His research in neuroscience, especially his finding a way to measure cerebral blood flow that led to modern-day brain imaging techniques.”

2000. Alter, Harvey J. Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. “For his ongoing studies to uncover the causes and reduce the risks of transfusion-associated hepatitis.”

2007. Fauci, Anthony. Mary Woodward Lasker Award for Public Service. "For his role as the principal architect of two major U.S. governmental programs, one aimed at AIDS and the other at biodefense."

2011. The Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health. Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award. "For serving since its inception as a model research hospital — providing innovative therapy and high-quality patient care, treating rare and severe diseases, and producing outstanding physician-scientists whose collective work has set a standard of excellence in biomedical research."

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Last updated: 7 January 2013
First published: 2 February 2005
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