Lasker Foundation Winners

Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award >

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Stephen J. Elledge
Evelyn M. Witkin


For discoveries concerning the DNA-damage response—a fundamental mechanism that protects the genomes of all living organisms.

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Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award >

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For the discovery and development of a monoclonal antibody therapy that unleashes the immune system to combat cancer.

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Lasker~Bloomberg Public Service Award >

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(Doctors Without Borders)


For bold leadership in responding to the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa and for sustained and effective frontline responses to health emergencies.

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