1993 Lasker Awards

Günter Blobel

For landmark discoveries concerning the processes by which intercellular proteins are targeted across cell membranes. Read about the achievement

Donald Metcalf

For the discovery of the colony-stimulating factors, two of which are widely used to treat patients with cancer and diseases of blood cell formation. Read about the achievement

Paul G. Rogers

For tireless leadership in advancing the cause of American health care through his initiatives both as a legislator and as a private citizen. Read about the achievement

Nancy S. Wexler

For her groundbreaking work in the scientific and public arenas towards finding a cure for Huntington's disease and for increasing awareness of all genetic disease. Read about the achievement

Jury

1993 Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards Jury

First Row, left to right: Philippa Marrack, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Jewish Center in Denver ● Anne Fordyce, Director, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● Jordan Gutterman, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Executive Vice President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● Michael DeBakey, Chair of the Jury, Baylor College of Medicine ● Mrs. William McCormick Blair, Jr., Vice President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● James Fordyce, Treasurer and Secretary, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury)

Second Row, left to right: Thomas Waldmann, National Institutes of Health ● David Kipnis, Washington University School of Medicine ● Paul Berg, Stanford University Medical Center ● Fred Plum, New York Hospital—Cornell Medical Center ● J. Michael Bishop, University of California School of Medicine ● Eric Kandel, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons ● Maxine F. Singer, Carnegie Institution of Washington ● Joseph Goldstein, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Third Row, left to right: Gregory Curt, National Institutes of Health ● Irving Weissman, Stanford University Medical Center ● Philip Leder, Harvard Medical Center ● James Darnell, Jr., The Rockefeller University ● Donald Seldin, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ● Herbert Pardes, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons ● Leon Rosenberg, Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute ● Torsten Wiesel, The Rockefeller University ● Arno Motulsky, University of Washington School of Medicine


1993 Lasker Awards Ceremony

Left to right: Michael DeBakey, Günter Blobel, Nancy Wexler, Paul Rogers, Donald Metcalf