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      Biomedical scientist Robert Langer receives the 2023 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

      Each year, Johnson & Johnson honors a scientist currently working in academia, industry or a scientific institute who has made a significant contribution toward the improvement of public health.
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      Meet the 2023 winners of the Johnson Medal

      Every year, the company bestows this honor on outstanding scientists or researchers whose perseverance makes medical innovation and advancement possible.
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      Microbiome researcher Jeffrey Gordon receives the 2022 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for biomedical research

      Each year, Johnson & Johnson honors a scientist currently working in academia, industry or a scientific institute who has made a significant contribution toward the improvement of public health. The winner for 2022 is internationally known for his research on the human gut microbiome and its impact on health and disease.
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      Johnson & Johnson award winner David Julius, Ph.D., receives a 2021 Nobel Prize

      The company honored him in 2013 with a Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research; now he’s a Nobel Laureate. Learn about the transformational research that’s led to these well-deserved scientific accolades.
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      2021 Dr. Paul Janssen Award Winners Katalin Karikó, Ph.D., and Drew Weissman, M.D., Ph.D.

      Two pioneering RNA scientists win the 2021 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for biomedical research

      Learn how their revolutionary work has not only had a crucial impact on the COVID-19 pandemic but is also paving the way for potential future vaccines and treatments.
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      4 Things to Know About the Women Who Just Won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

      Emmanuelle Charpentier, Ph.D., and Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., were just honored with the prestigious award for their work with gene-editing technology CRISPR. But they also have a connection to Johnson & Johnson—they were awarded the Dr. Paul Janssen Award in 2014. Learn more about what makes them so impressive.
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      Cancer scientist Lewis Cantley, Ph.D., wins the 2020 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for biomedical research

      Cancer. Diabetes. Autoimmune diseases. They’re the common illnesses we have a better chance at fighting, thanks to Dr. Cantley’s pioneering work. Learn more about his “magic molecule” research.
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      2019 Dr. Paul Janssen Award winners Arthur Horwich, M.D., (left) and Franz-Ulrich Hartl, M.D.

      Two scientists win the 2019 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for biomedical research

      Learn about the revolutionary work they’re both doing in the field of neurodegenerative disease that could prove important in fighting often-fatal conditions.
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      Dr. James Allison, winner of the 2018 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

      4 questions for immunotherapy pioneer Dr. James Allison

      We sat down with the winner of the 2018 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research to learn how his tireless cancer research efforts have helped revolutionize the way we treat the disease—and save lives.
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      Mitochondrial geneticist Douglas Wallace receives the 2017 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for biomedical research

      Each year, Johnson & Johnson recognizes a scientist whose work has the potential to transform human health. We caught up with this year’s winner, who has dedicated his career to studying the powers of mitochondrial DNA.