Awards & Winners

1981 Lasker Award

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Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Barbara McClintock

(For her unparalleled achievement in first discovering that certain genetic elements are not static, as was once believed, but can move about from one location to another on DNA, the genetic material of heredity.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Louis Sokoloff

(For developing a pioneering method which enables scientists to visualize the simultaneous biochemical activity of an entire network of neural pathways in the brain and central nervous system. This new method maps and measures their functioning, both as a whole and in localized areas, under both normal and abnormal conditions.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service