Awards & Winners

1997 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1997 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1997 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Mark Ptashne

(For elegant and incisive discoveries leading to the understanding of how regulatory proteins control the transcription of genes.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

Victor A. McKusick

(For a lifetime career as founder of the discipline of clinical genetics.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Alfred Sommer

(For the understanding and demonstration that low-dose vitamin A supplementation in millions of third world children can prevent death from infectious diseases as well as blindness.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service