Awards & Winners

2014 Lasker Award

Check winners and nominations of 2014 Lasker Award. Check awards winners of 2014 Lasker Awards Luncheon. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

2014 Lasker Awards Luncheon

Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

Kazutoshi Mori, Peter Walter

(For discoveries concerning the unfolded protein response \u2014 an intracellular quality control system that detects harmful misfolded proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum and signals the nucleus to carry out corrective measures.)
Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Alim-Louis Benabid, Mahlon DeLong

(For the development of deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus, a surgical technique that reduces tremors and restores motor function in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease.)
Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award

Mary-Claire King

(For bold, imaginative, and diverse contributions to medical science and human rights \u2014 she discovered the BRCA1 gene locus that causes hereditary breast cancer and deployed DNA strategies that reunite missing persons or their remains with their families.)