Former Laurates

The  Scheele Award Laureate 2019

Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier,  Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin “for deciphering the molecular mechanisms of the CRISPR/Cas9 system – a gene editing tool with multiple applications in drug discovery and development” Read  more about Professor Charpentier and her research here

The  Scheele Award Laureate 2017

Professor Charles L Sawyers, Memorial Sloan Ketterering Cancer Center NY, USA “for his outstanding contributions in life sciences. Professor Sawyers’ work has provided insights on the molecular mechanisms causing tumour drug resistance which has paved the way to new effective cancer treatments saving the lives of many patients.” Read more about Professor Sawyers and his research here.

The  Scheele Award Laureate 2015

Professor Robert S Langer, MIT, USA ““for his extraordinary achievements in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Professor Langer is a pioneer of drug delivery including controlled release- and non-invasive delivery systems across complex barriers in the body. His innovations has led to improved therapies and saved the lives of many patients. In addition Professor Langer is also known as the founder of tissue engineering in regenerative medicine” Read more about Professor Langer and his research here.

Scheele Award Winner 1961-

Later Nobel Laureates are underlined

2019 Prof Emmanuelle Charpentier Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens Tyskland
2017 Prof Charles L Sawyers Memorial Sloan Ketterereing Cancer Center USA
2015 Prof Robert S Langer MIT USA
2013 Prof Garret A FitzGerald University of Pennsylvania USA
2011 Prof Kathleen M Giacomini University of California, San Fransisco USA
2009 Prof Dennis J Slamon Universitu of California, Los Angeles USA
2007 Prof Mathias Uhlén Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
2005 Prof Jan van der Greef Leiden University NL
2003 Prof Johathan A Ellman University of California, Berkley USA
2001 Prof Andrew H Wyllie University of Cambridge UK
2000 Prof Douwe D Breimer Leiden University NL
1999 Prof John W Daly National Institute of Health USA
1998 Prof Albert I Wertheimer Merck & Co Inc USA
1997 Prof Julian E Davies University of British Columbia Canada
1996 Prof Gordon L Amidon University of Michigan USA
1995 Prof Patrick J Hendra University of Southampton UK
1994 Prof Gregory P Winter Univeristy of Cambridge UK
1993 Prof Alexander T Florence University of London UK
1992 Prof Koji Nakanishi Suntory Institute Japan
1991 Prof K Barry Sharpless Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA
1990 Prof Gerhard Levy State University  Of New York at Buffalo USA
1989 Prof Dennis V Parke University of Surrey UK
1988 Prof David V Goeddel Genenteck Inc USA
1987 Prof Roland W Frei Free University of Amsterdam NL
1986 Prof Luc Montagnier Institute of Pasteur France
1985 Prof Stanley S Davis University of Nottingham UK
1984 Prof Malcolm Rowland University of Manchester UK
1983 Sir James W Black Wellcome Research Labs UK
1982 Prof Charles Weissmann University of Zürich Switzerland
1981 Prof George J Aghajanian Yale University USA
1980 Prof Harri R Nevanlinna Blood Service of the Finnish Red Cross Finland
1979 Prof Peter Speiser ETH, Zürich Switzerland
1978 Prof Sidney Riegelman University of California USA
1977 Prof Hans W Kosterlitz University of Aberdeen UK
1976 Prof Evan C Horning Texas Medical Center USA
1975 Prof Edward P Abraham Oxford University UK
1974 Prof E J Ariëns University of Nijmegen NL
1973 Prof Harold N MacFarland Bio Research Lab Ltd Canada
1972 Prof Carl Djerassi Stanford University USA
1971 Dr Albert Hofmann Sandoz Switzerland
1970 Dr Norman J Harper Winthrop Labs UK
1969 Prof Takeru Higuchi University of Kansas USA
1968 Prof Arnold H Beckett Chelsea College of Science and Technology UK
1967 Prof Bernard B Brodie National Institute of Health USA
1965 Dr Paul Janssen Janssen Pharmaceutica Belgium
1964 Dr Lewis H Sarett Merck Sharp & Dhome USA
1963 Prof Robert Schwyzer CIBA Switzerland
1962 Dr Frank P Doyle Beecham Research Labs UK
1961 Dr Frank L Rose ICI UK

Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier

Professor Charles L Sawyers

Professor Robert S Langer

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