Oregon Health & Science University's Brian Druker, Nicholas Lydon, formerly at Novartis, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Charles Sawyers are the recipients of the clinical medical research Lasker Award for their work related to Gleevec, reports the Associated Press.

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