Awards & Winners

1988 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1988 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1988 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Thomas Cech

(For his revolutionary research revealing the enzymatic role of RNA, opening a new universe in molecular biology.)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Phillip Allen Sharp

(For his series of revelations regarding the ability of RNA processing to convert DNA's massive store of genetic data to biological use.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.

(For his compassion and dedication in the fight to eradicate disease and disability through federal funding of medical research and public health programs.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Vincent Dole

(For postulating the physiological basis of narcotic addiction and for developing methadone treatment for heroin addiction.)