2018 Awardees

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) congratulates the 2018 recipients of the Society’s seven prestigious prizes in human genetics.


The 2019 ASHG Awards were presented to recipients at the 69th ASHG Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, October 15-19, 2019.

In addition, ASHG awarded 37 Developing Country Awards to individuals living in countries categorized by the World Bank as having low-income or lower-middle-income economies, who submitted abstracts to the ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting.

This year’s honorees are listed below. Click on each image to learn more.

Eric S. Lander, PhD 2018 William Allan Award
Sekar Kathiresan, MD 2018 Curt Stern Award
Jan M. Friedman, MD, PhD 2018 Education Award
James R. Lupski, MD, PhD 2018 McKusick Award
Mary-Claire King, PhD 2018 Advocacy Award
Cecilia Lindgren, PhD 2018 Mentorship Award
Andrew Adey, PhD 2018 Early-Career Award


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