Prize Winners since 1952

2022

Katalin Karikó, Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin

Achievements in the development of messenger RNA (mRNA)


2021

Michael R. Silverman and Bonnie L. Bassler

Discoveries in the field of interbacterial communication


2019

Arthur L. Horwich and Franz Ulrich Hartl

Elucidation of protein folding in vivo

2017

Patrick Moore and 
Yuan Chang

Discoveries in the field of tumor viruses


2016

Jennifer Doudna and 
Emmanuelle Charpentier

Development of a method for genome editing


2015

Carl H. June and 
James P. Allison 

Development of cancer immune therapies


2009

Elizabeth H. Blackburn and Carol Greider

Discovery of telomerase and its role in aging

2006

Craig C. Mello and Andrew Z. Fire 

Discovery of RNA interference

2003

Peter G. Schultz and Richard A. Lerner

Development of catalytic antibodies


2001Prof. Stephen C. Harrison, Ph.D., Cambridge, USA
Prof. Michael G. Rossmann, Ph.D., West Lafayette
2000Prof. H. Robert Horvitz, Ph.D., Cambridge
Prof. John F. R. Kerr, Ph.D., Hamilton
1999Prof. Dr. Robert C. Gallo, Baltimore
1998Prof. Dr. David P. Lane, Dundee
Prof. Dr. Arnold J. Levine, Princeton
Prof. Dr. Bert Vogelstein, Baltimore
1997Prof. Dr. Barry J. Marshall, Charlottesville
Dr. J. Robin Warren, Perth
1996Prof. Pamela J. Bjorkman, Ph.D., Pasadena
Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Rammensee, Heidelberg
Prof. Jack L. Strominger, Ph.D., Cambridge
1995Prof. Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner, San Francisco
1994Prof. Dr. Peter Howly, Boston
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Harald zur Hausen, Heidelberg
1993Prof. Philippa Marrack, Ph.D., Denver
Prof. John W. Kappler, Ph.D., Denver
Prof. Dr. Harald von Boehmer, Basel
1992Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Manfred Eigen, Göttingen
1991Dr. Rino Rappuoli, Siena
Prof. Dr. Michio Ui, Tokio
1990Prof. Dr. R. John Collier, Boston
Prof. Dr. A. M. Pappenheimer, Jr., Cambridge
1989Dr. Stuart A. Aaronson, Bethesda
Prof. Dr. Russell F. Doolittle, La Jolla
Prof. Dr. Thomas Graf, Heidelberg
1988Prof. Dr. Peter K. Vogt, Los Angeles
1987Prof. Dr. Jean F. Borel, Basel
Prof. Dr. Hugh O. McDevitt, Stanford
Prof. Dr. Felix Milgrom, Buffalo
1986Dr. Abner L. Notkins, Bethesda
1985Prof. Dr. Ernest Bueding, Baltimore
Dr. Louis H. Miller, Bethesda
Prof. Dr. Ruth Sonntag Nussenzweig, New York 
1984Prof. Dr. Piet Borst, Amsterdam
Prof. Dr. George A. M. Cross, New York 
1983Prof. Dr. Peter C. Doherty, Canberra
Dr. Michael Potter, Bethesda
Prof. Dr. Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Zürich 
1982Prof. Dr. Niels Jerne, Castillon du Gard
1981Prof. Dr. Stanley Falkow, Seattle
Prof. Dr. Susumu Mitsuhashi, Gunma-Ken 
1980Prof. Dr. Tomoichiro Akiba, Saitama
Prof. Dr. Hamao Umezawa, Tokio 
1979Prof. Dr. Arnold Graffi, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Otto Mühlbock, Amsterdam
Prof. Dr. Wallace P. Rowe, Bethesda 
1978Prof. Dr. Ludwik Gross, New York
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Schäfer, Tübingen
1977Prof. Dr. T. Caspersson, Stockholm
Prof. Dr. J. B. Gurdon, Cambridge 
1976Prof. Dr. Georges Barski, Villejuif
Prof. Dr. Boris Ephrussi, Gif-sur-Yvette 
1975Prof. Dr. George B. Mackaness, Saranac Lake
Prof. Dr. Nicholas A. Mitchison, London
Prof. Dr. Morten Simonsen, Kopenhagen 
1974Prof. Dr. J. L. Gowans, Oxford
Prof. Dr. J. F. A. P. Miller, Melbourne 
1973Prof. Dr. Sir Anthony Epstein, Bristol
Prof. Dr. K. Ishizaka, Baltimore
Prof. Dr. D. H. Wright, Southampton 
1972Dr. Dr. h.c. Denis P. Burkitt, London /Uganda
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Jan Waldenström, Malmö 
1971Prof. Dr. Albert Claude, Brüssel
Prof. Dr. Keith R. Porter, Boulder
Prof. Dr. Fritiof Sjöstrand, Los Angeles
1970Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ernst Ruska, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Helmut Ruska, Düsseldorf
1969Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Nikaido, Boston
Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Staub, Paris
Prof. Dr. Winifred M. Watkins, London
1968Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Walter T. J. Morgan, London
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Otto Westphal, Montreux 
1967Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Bernhard, Villejuif
Prof. Dr. Renato Dulbecco, San Diego 
1966Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. F. Peyton Rous, New York
1965Prof. Dr. Otto Lüderitz, Freiburg
Prof. Dr. Léon Le Minor, Paris
Dr. Ida Ørskov, Kopenhagen
Dr. Fritz Ørskov, Kopenhagen
Prof. Dr. B. A. D. Stocker, Stanford
1964Prof. Dr. Fritz Kauffmann, Kopenhagen
1963Prof. Dr. Helmut Holzer, Freiburg
Dr. Lothar Jaenicke, Köln
Dr. Detlev Kayser, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Tullio Terranova, Rom
1962Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Otto Warburg, Berlin
1961Prof. Dr. Albert H. Coons, Boston
Prof. Dr. Günther Heymann, Langen
Prof. Dr. Örjan E. Ouchterlony, Göteborg
Prof. Dr. Jacques Oudin, Paris
1960Prof. Dr. Felix Haurowitz, Bloomington
1958Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Richard Kuhn, Heidelberg
1956Prof. Dr. Gerhard Domagk, Elberfeld
1954Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Sir E. Boris Chain, London
1953Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Adolf Butenandt, München
1952Prof. Dr. Gerhard Eißner, Tübingen
Prof. Dr. Wolf-H. Wagner, Nonnenhorn

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