The 2013 nomination process is closed. We anticipate announcing the Lurie Prize winner by Spring 2014
LURIE PRIZE OVERVIEW
In 2014, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) will present the second annual Lurie Prize, an award recognizing outstanding achievement by a promising young scientist in biomedical research. The Prize amount is $100,000, to be used as the awardee chooses. It is made possible by a generous gift from FNIH board member Ann Lurie. The 2013 Lurie Prize was awarded to Ruslan M. Medzhitov, Ph.D., David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.
The awardee will be selected by a jury of six distinguished biomedical researchers, chaired by Solomon H. Snyder, M.D., Distinguished Service Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Psychiatry, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Award will be presented to the selected scientist in spring, 2014.
ABOUT ANN LURIE
A full biography and description of Ann Lurie’s philanthropic philosophy and accomplishments can be found at www.annlurie.com.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION FOR THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (FNIH)
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is a not for profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization that raises private sector funds for a broad range of scientific programs that complement and enhance the National Institutes of Health’s priorities. More information about FNIH is available at www.fnih.org.
PLEASE DIRECT QUESTIONS TO: lurieprizeinfo [at] fnih [dot] org.