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Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences Recipients

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The Award for Distinguished Research in Biomedical Sciences honors an individual or a team of two individuals for outstanding research in the basic or translational sciences. 

Recent recipients:


Previous recipients:

  • 2016 - Owen N. Witte, MD
  • 2015 - Carl H. June, MD
  • 2014 - James P. Allison
  • 2013 - Huda Akil
  • 2012 - Jeffrey I. Gordon
  • 2011 - William S. Sly
  • 2010 - David Ginsburg
  • 2009 - Robert C. Gallo
  • 2008 - Max D. Cooper
  • 2007 - Seymour J. Klebanoff
  • 2006 - Francois M. Abboud
  • 2005 - Stuart H. Orkin
  • 2004 - Cynthia Kenyon
  • 2003 - Aaron J. Shatkin
  • 2002 - Stanley J. Korsmeyer
  • 2001 - C. David Allis
  • 2000 - Ferid Murad
  • 1999 - Elizabeth Helen Blackburn
  • 1998 - Mario R. Capecchi / Oliver Smithies
  • 1997 - David M. Livingston
  • 1996 - Stanley B. Prusiner
  • 1995 - Solomon H. Snyder
  • 1994 - Francis S. Collins
  • 1993 - Bert Vogelstein
  • 1992 - Bruce M. Alberts
  • 1991 - Sheldon M. Wolff
  • 1990 - Robert J. Lefkowitz
  • 1989 - Sanford L. Palay
  • 1988 - Alfred G. Gilman
  • 1987 - Joseph Larner
  • 1986 - Paul C. Lauterbur
  • 1985 - Eric R. Kandel
  • 1984 - Michael S. Brown / Joseph L. Goldstein
  • 1983 - Philip Leder
  • 1982 - Raymond L. Erikson
  • 1981 - J. Michael Bishop