Awards & Winners

2010 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 2010 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 2010 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Napoleone Ferrara

(For the discovery of VEGF as a major mediator of angiogenesis and the development of an effective anti-VEGF therapy for wet macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in the elderly.)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Douglas L. Coleman, Jeffrey M. Friedman

(For the discovery of leptin, a hormone that regulates appetite and body weight\u2014a breakthrough that opened obesity research to molecular exploration.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

David Weatherall

(For 50 years of international statesmanship in biomedical science\u2014exemplified by discoveries concerning genetic diseases of the blood and for leadership in improving clinical care for thousands of children with thalassemia throughout the developing world.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service