The Paul Berg Papers
- [Paul Berg with other 1980 Lasker Award winners]
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- CAPTION READS: New York, N.Y. . . . Ten Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards winners are shown as they were presented at
a press conference at the Hotel St. Regis on Wednesday, November 19.
- Five Clinical Award winners won their awards for developing a vaccine against RH disease, which is caused by a blood factor
called RH. When there is an incompatibility in the RH blood factors between father and mothers, a baby can be born dead or
abnormal, a situation prevented by the vaccine.
- The four Lasker Basic Award winners were honored for advancing research in Recombinant DNA--genetic engineering (gene-splicing).
- The tenth winner, honored for a monumental study on high blood pressure, is the Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute, represented
by its director, Dr. Robert I. Levy.
- Picture shows:
- FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT--Drs. Berg, Levy, Borman, Finn, Clarke.
- SECOND ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT--Drs. Cohen, Boyer, Kaiser, Pollack, Freda.
- Number of Image Pages:
- 1 (257,158 Bytes)
- 1980-11-19 (November 19, 1980)
- [Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation]
- Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation--Albert Lasker Awards Archives, 1944-. National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine
Division, Modern Manuscripts Collection (MS C 415). Box 2-1.
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- Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
- Awards and Prizes
- Exhibit Category:
- Molecular Biology and a Changing Academic Landscape, 1980-present
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- Photographic prints
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- Folder: [Selected photographs gathered from the Images from the History of Medicine]
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