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September 13, 2008
Victor Ambros of UMass Medical School named co-recipient of the 2008 Lasker Award
UMass Medical School professor Victor Ambros has been named co-recipient of the 2008 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research for work related to the discovery of microRNAs, tiny molecules that are now understood to play a critical role in gene regulation.

MGH researcher Gary Ruvkun named a co-recipient of the Lasker Award
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School investigator Gary Ruvkun, Ph.D., is one of three co-recipients of the 2008 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.
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