Awards & Winners

2002 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 2002 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 2002 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Randy Schekman, James Rothman

(For discoveries revealing the universal machinery that orchestrates the budding and fusion of membrane vesicles \u2014 a process essential to organelle formation, nutrient uptake, and secretion of hormones and neurotransmitters.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

James E. Darnell

(For an exceptional career in biomedical science during which he opened two fields in biology \u2014 RNA processing and cytokine signaling \u2014 and fostered the development of many creative scientists.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Willem Johan Kolff, Belding Hibbard Scribner

(For the development of renal hemodialysis, which changed kidney failure from a fatal to a treatable disease, prolonging the useful lives of millions of patients.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service