1994 Lasker Awards

Stanley B. Prusiner

For of the discovery of prions, a new class of infectious agents—opening the way to under-standing baffling neurodegenerative diseases. Read about the achievement

John Allen Clements

For defining the role of pulmonary surfactant and developing a life-saving artificial surfactant used in premature infants around the world. Read about the achievement

Maclyn McCarty

For seminal and historic investigation which revealed that DNA is the chemical substance of heredity and for ushering in a new era of contemporary genetics. Read about the achievement

Jury

1994 Lasker Medical Research Awards Jury

First Row, left to right: Jordan Gutterman, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Executive Vice President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● Anne Fordyce, Director, 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: J. Michael Bishop, University of California School of Medicine ● Edwin Krebs, University of Washington School of Medicine ● Joseph Goldstein, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ● Arno Motulsky, University of Washington School of Medicine ● Eric Kandel, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons ● Mary Ellen Avery, Harvard Medical School ●  Solomon Snyder, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Third Row, left to right: Fred Plum, New York Hospital—Cornell Medical Center ● David Kipnis, Washington University School of Medicine ● Ira Herskowitz, University of California School of Medicine ● Samuel Broder, National Institutes of Health ● William Paul, National Institutes of Health ● David Baltimore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ● Ursula Storb, The University of Chicago

Fourth Row, left to right: Alan Spradling, Carnegie Institution of Washington ● Robert Tjian, University of California at Berkeley ●  John Vane, St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College ● Martin Raff, University College London ● Leon Rosenberg, Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute ● Peter Liebert, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons ● Irving Weissman, Stanford University Medical Center ● Leon Rosenberg, Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute ● Brian Matthews, University of Oregon  


1994 Lasker Awards Ceremony

Left to right: Stanley Prusiner, Maclyn McCarty, Donna Shalala, John Allen Clements, Jordan Gutterman
Left to right: Stanley Prusiner, Maclyn McCarty, John Allen Clements
Left to right: Stanley Prusiner, Maclyn McCarty, Donna Shalala, John Allen Clements, Jordan Gutterman
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