1995 Lasker Awards

Peter C. Doherty, Rolf M. Zinkernagel

For the discovery of  the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC)  restriction of T-cell recognition.  Read about the achievement

Jack L. Strominger

For pioneering the isolation of class I and class II MHC proteins and their peptide complexes. Read about the achievement

Emil R. Unanue

For seminal discoveries in antigen processing and MHC-peptide binding which deciphered the biochemical basis of T-cell recognition. Read about the achievement

Don C. Wiley

For visualizing the three-dimensional structures of class I and class II proteins and their complexes with antigens and superantigens. Read about the achievement

 

For the discovery that Helicobacter pylori causes peptic ulcer disease.

Mark O. Hatfield

For energetic leadership and enduring advocacy in support of biomedical research. Read about the achievement

Jury

1995 Lasker Medical Research Awards Jury

First Row, left to right: Jordan Gutterman, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Director, Albert Lasker Medical Research (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● Anne Fordyce, Vice President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● Michael DeBakey, Chair of the Jury, Baylor College of Medicine ● Neen Hunt, Executive Vice President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury) ● James Fordyce, President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation (Non-Voting Member of the Jury)

Second Row, left to right: Kurt Isselbacher, Massachusetts General Hospital ● Mary Ellen Avery, Harvard Medical School ● Bernard Babior, The Scripps Research Institute ● David Baltimore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ● Eric Kandel, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons ● Philippa Marrack, Howard Hughes Medical  Institute, National Jewish Center at Denver ● J. Michael Bishop, University of California School of Medicine

Third Row, left to right: Ira Herskowitz, University of California School of Medicine ● Robert Tjian, University of California at Berkley ● Joseph Goldstein, UT Southwestern Medical Center ● David Eisenberg, University of California at Los Angeles ● Erwin Neher, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry at Gottingen ● Leon Rosenberg, Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute ● Arno Motulsky, University of Washington School of Medicine ● David Kipnis, Washington University School of Medicine ● Torsten Wiesel, The Rockefeller University ● William Paul, National Institutes of Health ● Martin Raff, University College London ● The University of Chicago ● Gustav Nossal, The Royal Melbourne Hospital ● Allan Spradling, Carnegie Institute of Washington


1995 Lasker Awards Ceremony

Left to right: James Fordyce, Neen Hunt, Jordan Gutterman, Don Wiley, Rolf Zinkernagel, Peter Doherty, Jack Strominger, Barry Marshall, Emil Unanue, Michael DeBakey
Left to right: Don Wiley, Rolf Zinkernagel, Peter Doherty, Jack Strominger, Emil Unanue, Barry Marshall
Left to right: James Fordyce, Neen Hunt, Jordan Gutterman, Don Wiley, Rolf Zinkernagel, Peter Doherty, Jack Strominger, Barry Marshall, Emil Unanue, Michael DeBakey
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