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from people, it
seems to me, than I do. I think people
are extremely agreeable to me but I
don't get their full reactions as much
as she does.
She's a very astute person.
She is, very. She's a wonderful person, and she's
done a great deal of work very carefully
on the awards.
So far the Lasker Awards for research have been
given over the last 16 years to 13 men
who have later won Nobel Prizes. (Jane,
would you please list these and include
a list of all winners of all Lasker
More or less verification of your citation,
Yes yes, it's been very interesting. And I think
that in the last few years we've named
others, such as C.H.Li, who will
eventually get a Nobel Prize.
In 1953 the name of the Lasker Awards was changed
by me to the Albert Lasker Awards in
memory of Albert. It's my hope that
these awards will bring and have brought
encouragement and joy to the winners and
that the “Winged Victory,” the symbolic
statuette which is given to the winners,
with the citation and check, will
inspire them to even greater victories
over disease and death.
Dr. Phillip Hensh, who won the Nobel Prize for
has discovery of the usefulness of
cortisone in arthritis and other
diseases, told me when he accepted the
Lasker Award that nothing could ever
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