Awards & Winners

2001 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 2001 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 2001 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Oliver Smithies, Martin Evans, Mario Capecchi

(For the development of a powerful technology for manipulating the mouse genome with exquisite precision, which allows the creation of animal models of human disease.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service

William Foege

(For his courageous leadership in improving worldwide public health, and his prominent role in the eradication of smallpox.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Robert G. Edwards

(For the development of in vitro fertilization, a technological advance that has revolutionized the treatment of human infertility.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award