Awards & Winners

2006 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 2006 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 2006 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Jack W. Szostak

(For the prediction and discovery of telomerase, a remarkable RNA-containing enzyme that synthesizes the ends of chromosomes, protecting them and maintaining the integrity of the genome.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

Joseph G. Gall

(For a distinguished 57-year career\u2014as a founder of modern cell biology and the field of chromosome structure and function; bold experimentalist; inventor of in situ hybridization; and early champion of women in science. )
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Aaron T. Beck

(For the development of cognitive therapy, which has transformed the understanding and treatment of many psychiatric conditions, including depression, suicidal behavior, generalized anxiety, panic attacks, and eating disorders.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service