Previous Award winners include Axel Ullrich, Ph.D., director, Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Germany; Professor Marc Feldmann, FMedSci, FAA, FRS, and Emeritus Professor Sir Ravinder Maini, FRCP, FMedSci, FRS, of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Imperial College London; and Craig Mello, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of Massachusetts Medical School.
"Scientists across the globe work tirelessly to achieve significant and lasting contributions to improving health and well being," said Harlan Weisman, M.D., chief science and technology officer, Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson. "In acknowledging and rewarding those contributions, The Dr. Paul Janssen Award inspires us all to embody the scientific passion, compassion and leadership for which Dr. Paul was so well loved and respected."
Beyond the passion and creativity Dr. Paul demonstrated in the laboratory, he also inspired and mentored many young scientific leaders who went on to great achievements in addressing medical need.
"As in past years, we look forward to selecting a 2011 Dr. Paul Janssen Award winner from among the nominations of worthy individuals in research institutions and companies around the world, who has significantly improved human health through dedication to the advancement of science and medicine," said Solomon Snyder, Ph.D., distinguished service professor of neuroscience, pharmacology and psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and 2011 chair of the Dr. Paul Janssen Award Selection Committee.
The 2011 Dr. Paul Janssen Award winner will be announced in the second half of 2011.
About The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical ResearchEstablished by Johnson & Johnson, The Dr
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