Awards & Winners

2012 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 2012 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 2012 Lasker Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Michael Sheetz, James Spudich, Ronald Vale

(For discoveries concerning cytoskeletal motor proteins, machines that move cargoes within cells, contract muscles, and enable cell movements.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Roy Yorke Calne, Thomas Starzl

(For the development of liver transplantation, which has restored normal life to thousands of patients with end-stage liver disease.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

Donald D. Brown, Tom Maniatis

(For exceptional leadership and citizenship in biomedical science \u2014 exemplified by fundamental discoveries concerning the nature of genes; by selfless commitment to young scientists; and by disseminating revolutionary technologies to the scientific community.)
Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service