Awards & Winners

Ralph M. Steinman

Date of Birth 14-January-1943
Place of Birth Montreal
(Canada, Urban agglomeration of Montreal, Québec)
Also know as Ralph Steinman
Profession Biologist, Professor, Researcher
Ralph Marvin Steinman was a Canadian immunologist and cell biologist at Rockefeller University, who in 1973 coined the term dendritic cells while working as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Zanvil A. Cohn, also at Rockefeller University. Steinman was one of the recipients of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Awards by Ralph M. Steinman

Check all the awards nominated and won by Ralph M. Steinman.


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For the discovery of dendritic cells\u2014the preeminent component of the immune system that initiates and regulates the body's response to foreign antigens. )


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For his discovery and characterization of the role of the dendritic cell, a pivotal phagocytic cell in the immune system and essential to the development of vaccines.)