Awards & Winners

Stanley Cohen

Date of Birth 17-November-1922
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Dr. Stanley Cohen
Profession Physician, Scientist, Biochemist
Stanley Cohen is an American biochemist and Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine.

Awards by Stanley Cohen

Check all the awards nominated and won by Stanley Cohen.


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries of growth factors)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For discovering and biochemically defining epidermal growth factor (EGF), which illuminated the dynamics of cell growth.)
National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
(For his pioneering discovery and characterization of hormone-like growth factors which specifically control the multiplication of certain cells during growth and development.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(In recognition of his research on growth factors, and particularly for the isolation, purification and elucidation of the function of epidermal growth factor.)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For his splendid contributions to recombinant DNA methodology, and for accomplishing the first transplantation of genes between cells.)