Awards & Winners

1958 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1958 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1958 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Francis Peyton Rous

(For invaluable contributions of new knowledge about the causes of cancers, the source of antibodies and the mechanism of blood cell generation and destruction in human beings.)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Irvine Page

(For his many contributions to knowledge of the basic mechanisms of hypertension.)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Theodore Puck

(For development of original methods for pure culture of living mammalian cells as a basis for new research in their nutrition, growth, genetics and mutation.)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Alfred Hershey, Gerhard Schramm, Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat

(Joint award for their part in the discovery of the fundamental role of nucleic acid in the reproduction of viruses and in the transmission of inherited characteristics.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Basil O'Connor

(For extraordinary administrative leadership in the eradication of a crippling disease of childhood, poliomyelitis, through development of an effective vaccine.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Robert Wallace Wilkins

(For distinguished contributions to the control of heart and blood vessel diseases through outstanding investigations into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.)