The Gilead Alfred Burger Award

The Alfred Burger Award was established in 1978 by GlaxoSmithKline to recognize outstanding contributions to research in medicinal chemistry. Gilead began sponsorship in 2016.  The award consists of a $5,000 stipend and a certificate, and is presented biennially in even-numbered years, The recipient present an award address to the Division of Medicinal Chemistry at the Spring meeting of the American Chemical Society. The award is granted for outstanding contributions in the field of medicinal chemistry without regard to age or nationality.

Past Winners of the Alfred Burger Award

1980 - T. Y. Shen
1982 - David W. Cushman and Miguel A. Ondetti
1984 - George H. Hitchings
1986 - John A. Montgomery
1988 - Roland K. Robins
1990 - Arnold Brossi
1992 - Everette L. May
1994 - Ralph F. Hirschmann
1996 - Josef Fried
1998 - Monroe E. Wall
2000 - Philip S. Portoghese
2002 - Arthur A. Patchett
2004 - William J. Greenlee
2006 - Joel R. Huff
2008 - Magid Abou-Gharbia
2010 - Edward C. Taylor
2012 - F. Ivy Carroll
2014 - John E. Macor
2016 - Richard DiMarchi
2018 - Dennis Liotta

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