ASHG 2021 award lectures are now available for viewing! Visit the ASHG Learning Center to hear from our 7 awardees.
ASHG is honored to share that the Gruber Genetics Prize was presented to Stuart Orkin, MD in conjunction with the ASHG 2021 Virtual Meeting. The prize was presented on October 7, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:10 pm U.S. ET.
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) congratulates the 2021 recipients of the Society’s seven prestigious prizes in human genetics.
2021 Gruber Genetics Prize
The Gruber Genetics Prize is presented by The Gruber Foundation to a leading scientist, or up to three, in recognition of groundbreaking contributions to any realm of genetics research. Dr. Orkin’s remarkable body of work has not only revolutionized our understanding of how these illnesses occur but has also led to promising new gene-based therapies for thalassemia and sickle cell disease, two inherited blood disorders that affect millions of people around the world. The prize was presented on October 7, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:10 pm U.S. ET. ASHG 2021 Virtual Meeting