Awards & Winners

1963 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1963 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1963 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Lyman C. Craig

(For his countercurrent distribution technique as a method for the separation of biologically significant compounds, and for isolation and structure studies of important antibiotics.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Melvin R. Laird

(For his recognition of the new challenges to legislative leadership in the field of health on the House Appropriations Sub-Committee on Labor, Health, Education and Welfare.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Oren Harris

(For his years of dedicated service as Chairman of the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over all legislation in the fields of public health and safety and which has passed many pieces of landmark health legislation.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Michael E. DeBakey

(For his brilliant leadership and professional accomplishments, which were responsible in a large measure for inaugurating a new era in cardiovascular surgery.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Charles Brenton Huggins

(For his role as a catalyst in modern endocrine studies of tumor control in animals and humans.)