Awards & Winners

1981 National Medal of Science

Check winners and nominations of 1981 National Medal of Science. Check awards winners of 1981 National Medal of Science. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences

Philip Handler

(For his outstanding contributions to biochemical research, resulting in significant contributions to mankind, including research that led to a clearer understanding of pellagra, and for his national leadership in furthering the state of American science.)