Awards & Winners

1954 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1954 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1954 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Edwin B. Astwood

(For basic contributions to our knowledge of endocrine function, leading to the control of hyperthyroidism. )
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Albert Szent-Györgyi

(For his distinguished research achievements in the field of cardiovascular diseases, including the discovery of actomyosin, the essential contractible element of muscle. )
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

John Franklin Enders

(For his achievements in the cultivation of the viruses of poliomyelitis, mumps and measles.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Leona Baumgartner

(For distinguished achievements in public health administration, thus strengthening community health.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Alfred Blalock, Robert E. Gross, Helen B. Taussig

(Joint award for distinguished contributions to cardiovascular surgery and knowledge.)