The GlaxoSmithKline Award is given in recognition of distinguished research leading to new advances in medical science and is made in respect of research carried out in the UK or the Republic of Ireland during the 7 years preceding the date of nomination.
The award is made every 2 years and is specifically intended to recognize meritorious research by younger biochemists (under the age of 45 years) in the field of biochemistry related to medicine.
The winner of the GlaxoSmithKline Award receives the glass sculpture and a £2000 honorarium. The award lecture is given at a Society Conference and is published in Biochemical Society Transactions.
2010: Gideon Davies (University of York, UK)