Awards & Winners

1946 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1946 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1946 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Carl Ferdinand Cori

(For his contributions to the knowledge of carbohydrate metabolism, which clarify the action of insulin in diabetes.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Alfred Newton Richards

(For his outstanding achievement in the organization and administration of the Committee on Medical Research of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, of which he was Chairman. The timely mass production of penicillin, the search for a better antimalarial drug, and the preparation of blood plasma were all research projects carried out during the war, under his supervision.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Fred Soper

(For administrative achievement in controlling yellow fever and malaria through a new principle of species eradication of insect carriers.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

John Friend Mahoney

(For distinguished service as a pioneer in the treatment of syphilis with penicillin.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Karl Landsteiner, Alexander S. Wiener, Philip Levine

(Joint award for the discovery of the Rh factor and its significance as a cause of maternal, prenatal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.)