American Society of Hematology

William Dameshek Prize Recipients

This award is named for the late Dr. William Dameshek, a past president of the Society. Dr. Dameshek made major contributions to the Society and was the first editor of its journal, Blood. Each year, the Dameshek Prize is awarded to an individual, no more than 50 years of age (at the time of nomination) who has made outstanding contributions in hematology.

The following individuals received the William Dameshek Prize.

  • 2018: Ross L. Levine, MD
  • 2017: Benjamin L. Ebert, MD, PhD
  • 2016: Charles Mullighan, MD, MBBS (Hons)
  • 2015: John C. Byrd
  • 2014: Scott Armstrong
  • 2013: Andrew S. Weyrich
  • 2012: Margaret A. Goodell
  • 2011: Christoph Klein
  • 2010: David T. Scadden
  • 2009: Louis M. Staudt
  • 2008: Kenneth Anderson
  • 2007: William P. Vainchenker
  • 2006: Riccardo Dalla-Favera
  • 2005: John Dick
  • 2004: Ronald Levy
  • 2003: Gary Gilliland
  • 2002: Catherine Verfaillie
  • 2001: Brian Druker
  • 2000: David A. Williams
  • 1999: Salvador Moncada
  • 1998: J. Evan Sadler
  • 1997: Björn Dahlbäck
  • 1996: Kenneth Kaushansky
  • 1995: James Ihle
  • 1994: George J. Broze Jr.
  • 1993: Owen Witte
  • 1992: Richard D. Klausner
  • 1991: Makio Ogawa
  • 1990: Thalia Papayannopoulou and George Stamatoyannopoulos
  • 1989: Samuel E. Lux IV
  • 1988: Theodore S. Zimmerman
  • 1987: Charles Sherr
  • 1986: Stuart Orkin
  • 1985: Thomas F. Deuel
  • 1984: Barbara C. and Bruce Furie
  • 1983: Thomas P. Stossel
  • 1982: Janet D. Rowley
  • 1981: Philip W. Majerus
  • 1979: Yuet W. Kan
  • 1978: Robert D. Rosenberg
  • 1977: Yale Nemerson
  • 1976: Robert I. Weed
  • 1975: Charlotte Friend 
  • 1974: Robert C. Gallo
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