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Winners of the Lasker Award

Medicine@Yale, 2011 - Nov Dec


Sterling Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics Arthur Horwich, M.D. (third from left), is a co-recipient of the 2011 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for his seminal work on the mechanisms of cellular protein folding (see Medicine@Yale, September/October 2011). The recipients were honored at a ceremony in New York City on September 23. (From left) Franz-Ulrich Hartl, M.D., Dr.Med., of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Germany, Horwich’s longtime collaborator and co-recipient; Tu Youyou, of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, recipient of the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award; Horwich; and John I. Gallin, M.D., representing the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health, recipient of the Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award.