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A New York psychiatrist is the winner of the $10,000 Albert Lasker Clinical Research Award of 1964. and this year's $10,000 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award is shared by a physician and a doctor of veterinary medicine, both from California. They are:
Nathan S. Kline, MD, director of research, Rockland State Hospital, Orangeburg, NY, winner of the Lasker Clinical Research Award for his work in the field of mental illness.
Renato Dulbecco, MD, resident fellow, the Salk Institute of Biological Studies, San Diego, Calif, and Harry Rubin, DVM, professor of virology, University of California, Berkeley, the Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for their work in virus tumors.
The jury of scientists which chose the three 1964 Lasker Medical Research Awards winners was under the chairmanship of Sidney Farber, MD, professor of pathology, Harvard Medical School at Children's Hospital, Boston. Nominations for the awards were made by deans of
Kline, Dulbecco, Rubin Receive Medical Research Awards From Lasker Foundation. JAMA. 1964;190(7):40–41. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03070200144059
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