Born in Russia
Alexander Rudensky receives the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for fundamental molecular insights on the workings of a type of immune cell with a breathtaking array of functions—in autoimmune disease, inflammatory disorders, and cancer.
2018 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science
Born in Spain
Joan Massagué receives the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for groundbreaking work in identifying and uncovering the mode of action of cellular receptors for the signaling molecule TGF-beta, which is implicated in processes such as embryonic development, tumor onset, and cancer metastasis.
2006 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science