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The Harold Varmus Papers

[1982 Award Winner - Harold E. Varmus]
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CAPTION: WINNER OF A 1982 ALBERT LASKER BASIC MEDICAL RESEARCH AWARD. . . Harold E. Varmus, M.D., Professor of Microbiology, University of California, San Francisco, named a winner of the 1982 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. The announcement was made today by Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, President of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Dr. Varmus, working in collaboration with his colleague, J. Michael Bishop, M.D., Professor of Microbiology, University of California, San Francisco, was honored for his discovery that "oncogenes," or cancer-causing genes, are present in all normal cells.
Dr. Varmus shares his $15,000 Award with four other scientists. (In addition to Dr. Bishop, they are Hidesaburo Hanfuso, Ph.D., Professor, Rockefeller University, New York City; Raymond L. Erikson, Ph.D., Professor of Cellular and Developmental Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Robert C. Gallo, M.D., Director, Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology, Division of Cancer Treatment, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.)
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1982-11-17 (November 17, 1982)
[Bakal, Carl]
[Anna M. Rosenberg Associates]
MS C 415, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation - Albert Lasker Awards Archives, 1944- , Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, USA.
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IHM Order Number: B09738
Courtesy of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation.
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Awards and Prizes
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AIDS and HIV: Science, Politics, and Controversy, 1981-1993
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