Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Medical Research Award
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The Robert J. And Claire Pasarow Foundation Medical Research Awards were awarded annually for distinguished accomplishment in areas of investigation that included neuropsychiatry, cardiovascular disease, and cancer research. The program ran from 1987 to 2013. Each area of research was allocated US$50,000 to award to its winners.
History of the awardEdit
The Pasarow Foundation was created in 1987 by Mr. and Mrs. Pasarow of Beverly Hills, California to stimulate medical and scientific research. Robert Pasarow was the founder and former President/CEO/Chairman of the Board of CHB Foods, Inc. The Pasarows established the Claire and Robert J. Pasarow Cancer Laboratory at the Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital and Research Institute at the University of Southern California as well as the Pasarow Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at the University of California Los Angeles. Robert J. Pasarow, now deceased, was the founding President and Chairman of the Foundation and Claire Pasarow, also deceased, was the Chief Financial Officer.
Members of the board of directorsEdit
The members of the board of directors were:
- Michael Pasarow, Chairman
- Anthony Pasarow, Co-Treasurer
- Susan A. Pasarow, MSW, Co-Treasurer
- Jack Barchas, MD, President
- Shaun Coughlin, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco
- Christopher J. Evans, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
- Ronald Evans, PhD, The Salk Institute
- Brian E. Henderson, MD, University of Southern California
- Alexander Varshavsky, PhD, Caltech
The principal criterion for nomination was evidence of extraordinary accomplishment in medical science.
Nominators provided a one-page letter of intent stating the rationale for the nomination and a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae and bibliography in two-page NIH format. Applications were reviewed by the Board of Directors in consultation with various medical scholars.
|Year||Cancer Award||Cardiovascular Award||Neuropsychiatry Award|
|1987||Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D., University Of Southern California||Burton E. Sobel, M.D., Washington University||Nancy S. Wexler|
|1988||Irving Weissman, M.D., Stanford University||Harvey Feigenbaum, M.D., Indiana University||Eric Kandel|
|1989||George F. Vande Woude, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute||Bernardo Nadal-Ginard, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard University||Floyd Bloom|
|1990||Erkki Ruoslahti, M.D., La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation||Mordecai P. Blaustein, M.D., University of Maryland||Solomon H. Snyder|
|1991||Harold M. Weintraub, M.D., Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Research Center||Jonathan G. Seidman, Ph.D. & Christine E. Seidman, M.D., Harvard University||Michael E. Phelps|
|1992||Ronald M. Evans, Ph.D., The Salk Institute for Biological Studies||Glenn A. Langer, M.D., UCLA School of Medicine||Patricia Goldman-Rakic|
|1993||Stanley Korsmeyer, M.D., Washington University||Philip Majerus, M.D., Washington University||Huda Akil and Stanley Watson|
|1994||Carlo M. Croce, M.D., Jefferson Cancer Center||Jan L. Breslow, M.D., Rockefeller University||Arvid Carlsson, Philip Seeman|
|1995||Alfred G. Knudson, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Fox Chase Cancer Center||Kenneth R. Chien, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego||Stanley Prusiner|
|1996||Robert A. Weinberg, M.D., MIT and Whitehead Institute||Michael Anthony Gimbrone, Jr., M.D., Harvard University||Joseph T. Coyle|
|1997||Eric S. Lander, DPhil, MIT||Masashi Yanagisawa, M.D., Ph.D., University of Texas, Southwestern||Eric J. Nestler|
|1998||Paul L. Modrich, Ph.D., Duke University||Mark T. Keating, M.D., University of Utah||Fred Gage|
|1999||Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., NIH||Eric N. Olson, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center||Michael I. Posner and Marcus Raichle|
|2000||Alexander J. Varshavsky, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology||Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., Yale School of Medicine||Pasko Rakic|
|2001||Tom Maniatis, Ph.D., Harvard University||Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D., Duke University Medical Center||Seymour Benzer|
|2002||Roger D. Kornberg, Ph.D., Stanford University||Shaun Coughlin, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco||Tomas Hökfelt|
|2003||Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D, F.R.S., University of California San Francisco||Judah Folkman, M.D. Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital||Thomas Jessell|
|2004||Frederick W. Alt, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital||Barry S. Coller, M.D, Rockefeller University||Judith L. Rapoport|
|2005||Bert W. O’Malley, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine||Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., University of California at Irvine||Bruce McEwen|
|2006||Tony Hunter, Ph.D, Salk Institute for Biological Studies||Daniel Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D, University of California||Huda Zoghbi|
|2007||Bert Vogelstein, M.D., Johns Hopkins University||Richard O. Hynes, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology||Aaron T. Beck|
|2010||Inder M. Verma, Ph.D., Salk Institute, Brian J. Druker, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute||David Ginsburg, M.D., University of Michigan Medical School||Jean-Pierre Changeux|
|2011||Angela H. Brodie, Lewis C. Cantley, Joan A. Steitz||Jeffrey M. Friedman, Andrew Marks, Gerald Reaven||Robert Malenka, Roger Nicoll, Charles F. Stevens|
|2012||David M. Livingston, Joan Massagué, Michael G. Rosenfeld||Antonio M. Gotto, Robert W. Mahley, Peter J Ratcliffe FRS, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford||Virginia M.-Y. Lee, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Christine Petit, John Q. Trojanowski|
|2013||Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University; Richard Peto, University of Oxford; Matthew P. Scott, Ph.D., Stanford University||Harry C. Dietz, M.D., Johns Hopkins University; Charles T. Esmon, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; Helen Hobbs, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern||Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University; Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., Emory University; Carla Shatz, Ph.D., Stanford University|
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