Albany Medical Center Prize
The Albany Med Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research is awarded to a physician, scientist or group, whose work has lead to significant advances in health care and scientific research with demonstrated translational benefits for improved patient care. Its purpose is to encourage and recognize extraordinary and sustained contributions to improving health care and promoting innovative biomedical research.
Call for Nominations
The Albany Prize is open to anyone. To be considered, you must be nominated by a peer. Your nomination is then reviewed by a large screening committee. That committee recommends finalists to the Albany Prize selection committee, which reviews all applicable materials before making a decision on the winner or winners of the Prize. Submission deadline for each year is typically in early December of the previous year.
2014 Albany Prize Winner
Esteemed cell biologist honored for landmark discoveries.
Albany Prize History
The Albany Prize is one of the largest awards in medicine and science in the United States. Three Nobel Prize winners have been among the ranks of researchers honored. In total, 21 world-renowned investigators have been recipients of this most prestigious award.