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Lasker Foundation

ORGANIZATION

"The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation and its programs are dedicated to the support of biomedical research toward conquering disease, improving human health and extending life."

Official Website:
http://www.laskerfoundation.org/

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1942

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christopher W. Brody
Business
c. 1944   Partner, Warburg Pincus, 1971-98
Stanley N. Cohen
Biologist
17-Feb-1935   Recombinant DNA
Michael DeBakey
Doctor
7-Sep-1908 11-Jul-2008 Father of cardiovascular surgery
James W. Fordyce
Business
c. 1943   Chairman, Lasker Foundation
Joseph L. Goldstein
Scientist
18-Apr-1940   Hypercholesterolemia and cell metabolism
Mark Hatfield
Politician
12-Jul-1922 7-Aug-2011 US Senator from Oregon, 1967-97
Faith S. Hochberg
Attorney
1950   US District Court Judge, New Jersey
Hamilton Jordan
Government
21-Sep-1944 20-May-2008 White House Chief of Staff, 1979-80
Sherry Lansing
Business
31-Jul-1944   Former Paramount executive
Albert Lasker
Business
1-May-1880 30-May-1952 Advertising executive and medical research patron
Mary Lasker
Activist
30-Nov-1900 21-Feb-1994 Health care advocate
Thomas P. Stossel
Doctor
c. 1941   Professor, Harvard Medical School
Cathy J. Sulzberger
Business
1949   LHIW Real Estate
Martin Tolchin
Journalist
20-Sep-1928   Founder, The Hill


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