Awards & Winners

Emil R. Unanue

Date of Birth 13-September-1934
Place of Birth Havana
(Cuba, Cuba Island)
Nationality United States of America, Cuba
Profession Author
Emil Raphael Unanue is an immunologist and the current Paul & Ellen Lacy Professor at Washington University School of Medicine. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. He previously served as chair of the National Academy of Sciences Section of Microbiology and Immunology.

Awards by Emil R. Unanue

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Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For their discovery of the molecular and cellular basis of antigen processing leading to our understanding of the physiological role of histocompatibility molecules and T lymphocyte antigen recognition.)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For seminal discoveries in antigen processing and MHC-peptide binding which deciphered the biochemical basis of T-cell recognition.)