Awards & Winners

Thomas Starzl

Date of Birth 11-March-1926
Place of Birth Le Mars
(Plymouth County, Iowa, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Dr. Thomas Starzl, Thomas E. Starzl
Profession Surgeon, Physician
Thomas Earl Starzl is an American physician, researcher, and is an expert on organ transplants. He performed the first human liver transplants, and has often been referred to as "the father of modern transplantation."

Awards by Thomas Starzl

Check all the awards nominated and won by Thomas Starzl.


Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award
(For the development of liver transplantation, which has restored normal life to thousands of patients with end-stage liver disease.)


National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
(For his pioneering work in liver transplantation and his discoveries in immunosuppressive medication that advanced the field of organ transplantation.)