Lasker Foundation Medical Research & Public Service Awards 2017

Lasker Foundation Medical Research & Public Service Awards 2017

Deadline: February 1, 2017

The Lasker Foundation will be accepting nominations for the 2017 Lasker Awards. The Lasker Awards will be offered in three categories in 2017: Basic Medical Research, Clinical Medical Research, and Public Service. The awards are intended to recognize contributions that have opened new fields of research, advancing novel concepts or their applications in a particular biomedical discipline. These advances may consist of a specific contribution or a long series of contributions that demonstrate the nominees’s significant leadership towards the development of research concepts or their clinical application.


  • Open to among public health professionals, policy makers, scientists, journalists, government leaders, and advocates.

Nomination Process

There are two ways to submit a nomination:

  • Submit an electronic nomination here. You can securely submit an electronic nomination and all supporting materials.  You will be able to work on, save, and return to your nomination before you make a final submission.
  • Download a Medical Research nomination packet in PDF format here. Download a Public Service nomination packet here.

For more information, visit Lasker Award 2017.