ACS National Awards > 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.

Call for nominations

Information about the Alfred Burger Award in Medicinal Chemistry is available on the ACS website.

Past Winners of the Alfred Burger Award

2018

Dennis Liotta​

2016

Richard DiMarchi​

2014

John E. Macor​

2012

F. Ivy Carroll​

2010

Edward C. Taylor​

2008

Magid Abou-Gharbia​

2006

Joel R. Huff​

2004

William J. Greenlee​

2002

Arthur A. Patchett​

2000

Philip S. Portoghese​

1998

Monroe E. Wall​

1996

Josef Fried​

1994

Ralph F. Hirschmann​

1992

Everette L. May​

1990

Arnold Brossi​

1988

Roland K. Robins​

1986

John A. Montgomery​

1984

George H. Hitchings​

1982

David W. Cushman and Miguel A. Ondetti​

1980

T. Y. Shen​