The Lasker Foundation welcomes the recipients of the 2022 Awards into the pantheon of 75 years of Lasker Laureates.

2022 Basic award Winners

2022 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award

Richard Hynes, Erkki Ruoslahti, and Timothy Springer are honored for discoveries concerning the integrins: key mediators of cell-matrix and cell-cell adhesion in physiology and disease.

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Yuk Ming Dennis Lo

2022 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Yuk Ming Dennis Lo is honored for the discovery of fetal DNA in maternal blood, leading to noninvasive prenatal testing for Down syndrome.

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Lauren Gardner

2022 Lasker~Bloomberg Public Service Award

Lauren Gardner is honored for creating the Covid-19 Dashboard, which set a new standard for disseminating authoritative public health data in real time.

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Painting of someone building a house of cards

The Art and Science of Building Castles in the Sky and Houses of Cards That Don’t Collapse

The creative process involves two phases—generating new ideas and then focusing on the most tractable and useful ones.

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