Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe wins Lasker Research Award
13 September 2016
Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe has won one of the most prestigious prizes in medicine. The Lasker Awards recognise contributions that have allowed major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disease. Professor Ratcliffe shares the award with William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza for their work understanding the mechanisms by which cells sense and signal hypoxia (low oxygen levels), an important component of many human diseases including cancer.