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NIH Public Bulletin – October 2011

NIH Clinical Center Receives Prestigious Award for Public Service

When: September 12, 2011
Where: Bethesda, MD
Institute: NIH Clinical Center (CC)

In September, the NIH Clinical Center received the 2011 Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award from the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. The award honors the Clinical Center for serving as a model institution and recognizes its rich history of medical discovery through clinical research. The Center, which is also known as America's research hospital, has transformed scientific advances into innovative therapies and provided high-quality care to patients since 1953. The Clinical Center celebrates this honor with the many patient volunteers, researchers, clinicians, staff, and stakeholders who have supported it through the years.

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You can learn more about the Clinical Center's contributions to biomedical research and view the recognition video produced by the Lasker Foundation at

This page last reviewed on August 23, 2012

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