THE SHAW PRIZE IN LIFE SCIENCE AND MEDICINE 2021
is awarded to
SCOTT D EMR
for the landmark discovery of the ESCRT (Endosomal Sorting Complex Required for Transport) pathway, which is essential in diverse processes involving membrane biology, including cell division, cell-surface receptor regulation, viral dissemination, and nerve axon pruning. These processes are central to life, health and disease.
1 June 2021