The Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize

About the 2021 Horwitz Prize Recipients

Columbia University announces Katalin Karikó, PhD and Drew Weissman, MD, PhD as the 2021 recipients of the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize. For more information please visit the announcement from the CUIMC Newsroom.

For more information, view our list of all past prize recipients.

 

Update as of 12/23/2021: The lectures and award presentation have been postponed and will be rescheduled. Event information will be shared when confirmed.


Katalin Karikó, PhD
Katalin Karikó, PhD

Honoree: Katalin Karikó, PhD

Senior Vice President, BioNTech SE

Adjunct Associate Professor

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Lecture: "Developing mRNA for Therapy" will be held TBD.


Honoree: Drew Weissman, MD, PhD

Drew Weissman, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Lecture: "Nucleoside-Modified mRNA-LNP Therapeutics" will be held TBD.


Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Award Presentation

Appreciation by David D. Ho, MD

Responses from Drs. Karikó and Weissman

Date TBD