Awards & Winners

1994 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1994 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1994 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Stanley B. Prusiner

(For landmark, revolutionary work that established the existence of an entirely new class of infectious agents, and which opened new understanding of the pathogenesis of several baffling neurodegenerative diseases. )
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

Maclyn McCarty

(For his seminal and historic investigation which revealed that DNA is the chemical substance of heredity and for ushering in a new era of contemporary genetics.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

John Allen Clements

(For his brilliant studies defining and describing the role of pulmonary surfactant and in developing a life-saving artificial surfactant now used in premature infants around the world.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service