Awards & Winners

Judah Folkman

Date of Birth 24-February-1933
Place of Birth Cleveland
(United States of America, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Area code 216)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Moses Judah Folkman, Professor Judah Folkman
Profession Physician, Researcher, Scientist
Moses Judah Folkman was an American medical scientist best known for his research on tumor angiogenesis, the process by which a tumor attracts blood vessels to nourish itself and sustain its existence. He founded the field of angiogenesis research, which has led to the discovery of a number of therapies based on inhibiting or stimulating neovascularization.

Awards by Judah Folkman

Check all the awards nominated and won by Judah Folkman.


Keio Medical Science Prize
Massry Prize
(In the field of Growth Factors.)


Wolf Prize in Medicine
(For his discoveries which originated the concept and developed the field of angiogenesis research.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For his contributions to our understanding of the process of angiogenesis.)