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Double Helix Medals dinner

photo of the CSHL Double Helix MedalThe Double Helix Medal, initiated in 2006, recognizes exceptional individuals who have dedicated their lives to raising awareness of the importance of genetics research for improving the health of people everywhere.

This annual dinner in New York City is a warm and elegant celebration of those who make major contributions to genetics research.

2023 marked the 18th year for the event which was held on November 15 at the Museum of Natural History in New York City.


2023 Double Helix Medal Honorees

photo of Bill Ackman and Neri Oxman

William Ackman and Neri Oxman

Empowering Pioneers To Tackle Key Issues In Society, The Environment, Cancer, And Cognitive Health

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Jim Allison, Ph.D.

Dr. Jim Allison, 2018 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, is improving immune checkpoint blockade therapies and identifying new targets to unleash the immune system to eradicate cancer.

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