Awards & Winners

1998 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 1998 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 1998 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Paul Nurse, Leland H. Hartwell, Yoshio Masui

(For pioneering genetic and molecular studies that revealed the universal machinery for regulating cell division in all eukaryotic organisms, from yeasts to frogs to human beings.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

Daniel E. Koshland, Jr.

(For a lifetime career devoted to elevating science to its highest level\u2014exemplified by accomplishments on diverse fronts\u2014as a visionary biochemist, tireless institution builder, and eloquent public communicator.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Alfred G. Knudson, Janet Rowley, Peter Nowell

(For incisive studies in patient-oriented research that paved the way for identifying genetic alterations that cause cancer in humans and that allow for cancer diagnosis in patients at the molecular level.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service