FNIH Awards Ceremony

The 10th annual FNIH Awards Ceremony was held October 19, 2022, celebrating scientific excellence and partnership. The program highlighted the importance of innovation and collaboration to foster breakthrough biomedical discoveries. At the center of this signature event, the FNIH recognized the exceptional achievements of the 2022 recipients of the following honors:


For more information, we invite you read more about these prizes and award, including past recipients, here: Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, the Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award, and the FNIH Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists.

2022 Award winners

2022 Lurie Prize Awardees

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has named Anne Brunet, Ph.D., and Andrew Dillin, Ph.D., co-winners of the 2022 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.


2022 Award winners

2022 Charles A. Sanders, MD, Partnership Awardees

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has named Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD and Amgen co-winners of the 2022 Charles A. Sanders, MD, Partnership Award.



2022 Award winners

2022 Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists Awardees

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has named Eliezer M. Van Allen, M.D., and Nikhil Wagle, M.D., co-winners of the 2022 Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists.



2021 Award Winners

Xiaowei Zhuang, Ph.D.Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Xiaowei Zhuang, Ph.D.

David B. Arnold Professor of Science at Harvard University; a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; Co-Founder of the life sciences company Vizgen

Charles A. Sanders, M.D., Partnership Award

Janssen and ACTIV Working Groups

Janssen Research & Development, LLC, and the eight Co-Chairs of the Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV) Working Groups.

Piro Lito, M.D., Ph.D.Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists

Piro Lito, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Member and Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Learn more about the recipients research and watch the the awarding of the prizes from the 2021 FNIH Awards Ceremony.

2014 Lurie Prize Recipient
Jennifer A. Doudna, Ph.D.

2018 Lurie Prize Recipient
James Chen, Ph.D.

2020 Lurie Prize Recipient
Aviv Regev, Ph.D.