Submit a nomination for the 2021 Lasker Awards



The Lasker Awards were canceled in 2020 owing to the global pandemic. They will be given again
in 2021, and the Foundation is accepting nominations through February 1, 2021. 

Please note: All nominations that were accepted in 2020 will be considered for 2021; nominators may submit updated packets if appropriate, but resubmissions are not required. Nominations submitted previous to 2020 will not be automatically carried forward. If you wish to re-submit such a nomination, please do so by completing a 2021 nomination with all pertinent previously submitted material, including updated letters of support and any significant new developments.

The Lasker Awards will be offered in three categories in 2021: Basic ResearchClinical Research, and Special Achievement. The Public Service Award will next be given in 2022.

There are two ways to submit a nomination:

  1. Submit an electronic nomination by clicking here.   You can securely submit an electronic nomination and all supporting materials.  
  2. Download a nomination packet in PDF format by clicking here.

The deadline for submitting all nomination materials is February 1, 2021.

Questions? Read our FAQ page. Contact David Keegan by email or by phone at 212-286-0222.