Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award
The Albert Lasker Special Achievement Award is one of the four Lasker Awards given by the Lasker Foundation for medical research in the United States. The first award was given in 1994; it is not awarded every year. In 2008, the award was renamed the Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science in honor of Daniel E. Koshland, Jr..
Recipients of the Special Achievement Award are:
- 1994: Maclyn McCarty
- 1996: Paul Zamecnik
- 1997: Victor A. McKusick
- 1998: Daniel E. Koshland, Jr.
- 1999: Seymour S. Kety
- 2000: Sydney Brenner
- 2002: James E. Darnell
- 2004: Matthew Meselson
- 2006: Joseph G. Gall
- 2008: Stanley Falkow
- 2010: David Weatherall
- 2012: Donald D. Brown and Tom Maniatis 
"The Lasker Foundation - Awards". - Official site
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- The Lasker Foundation - 2012 Special Achievement