Ho-Am Prize in Medicine

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The Ho-Am Prize in Medicine was established in 1990 by Kun-Hee Lee, the Chairman of Samsung, to honour the late Chairman, Lee Byung-chul, the founder of the company.[1] The Ho-Am Prize in Medicine is one of six prizes awarded annually, covering the five categories of Science, Engineering, Medicine, Arts, and Community Service, plus a Special Prize, which are named after the late Chairman's sobriquet (art-name or pen name), Ho-Am.

The Ho-Am Prize in Medicine is presented each year, together with the other prizes, to individuals of Korean heritage who have furthered the welfare of humanity through distinguished accomplishments in the field of Medicine.

Prizewinners of Ho-Am Prize for Medicine[edit]

Source: Ho-Am Foundation


  1. ^ "Ho-Am Prize". The Ho-Am Foundation. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Prestigious award bestowed for genomic discovery | Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard". Broad.mit.edu. 2008-04-14. Retrieved 2012-09-01.

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