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Dennis Lo Receives Prestigious 2022 Lasker Award

Dennis Lo was announced as the sole winner of the 2022 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for his discovery of fetal DNA in maternal blood that led to non-invasive testing for chromosomal abnormalities.

Chinese Scientist Dr. Tu Youyou 屠呦呦 Wins Prestigious 2011 Lasker Award

81-year-old Chinese scientist Dr. Tu Youyou has won the 2011 Lasker DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for her discovery of artemisinin - a widely used antimalarial drug which has prevented millions of deaths worldwide.