Awards & Winners

1966 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1966 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1966 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

George Emil Palade

(For his fundamental contributions to the electron microscopy of biological materials.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Eunice Kennedy Shriver

(For her encouragement of national legislation to improve the care of the mentally retarded, and for her effective dedication to their cause.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Sidney Farber

(For his original use of aminopterin and methotrexate in the control of acute childhood leukemia, and for his constant leadership in the search for chemical agents against cancer.)