Previous Taubman Prize Recipients
The Taubman Prize was established in 2012 to recognize outstanding translational medical research beyond the University of Michigan. It includes a $100,000 award and is presented each year to one (or more) non-U-M clinician-scientist who has done the most to transform laboratory discoveries into clinical applications for patients suffering from disease.
Previous recipients are:
- 2015 - Mahlon DeLong, M.D., of Emory University, for his contributions to the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
- 2014 - Carl June, M.D., of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, for discoveries related to immunotherapy for leukemia using patients’ own T cells.
- 2013 - Brian Druker, M.D., of the Oregon Health & Science University and Charles Sawyers, M.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, for their discoveries related to chronic myeloid leukemia.
- 2012 - Hal Dietz, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University for his discoveries related to connective tissue disease.
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