• Dr. David Baltimore
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Baltimore's numerous honors include:

  • 1970 First recipient of the Gustave Stern Award in Virology
  • 1971 Eli Lilly and Co. Award in Microbiology and Immunology
  • 1974 National Academy of Sciences' United States Steel Award in Molecular Biology
  • 1975 Nobel Prize for Medicine, with Renato Dulbecco und Howard M. Temin 
  • 1999 During Baltimore's tenure at Caltech, United States President Bill Clinton awarded Baltimore the National Medal of Science for his numerous contributions to the scientific world
  • 2002 Achievement Award in Basic Biotechnology from The Biotechnology Center at New York University
  • 2002 American Medical Association Scientific Achievement Award
  • 2004 Rockefeller University gave Baltimore its highest honor, Doctor of Science
  • 2004 Einstein Medal from The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 2008 "America's Best Leaders 2008", named by U.S. News Media Group (U.S. News & World Report) in conjunction with Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School
  • 2009 Builders of Science Award, Research! America
  • 2009 The John P. McGovern Award in Science
  • 2010 Gregor Mendel Award

In 1975, when Baltimore shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine with Howard Temin and Renato Dulbecco, he was 37 years old. The citation reads, "for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell".