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In Memoriam: David Allis

JAN. 20, 2023
David Allis, whose work underpinned a new understanding of the role of histone proteins in gene expression, has passed away at 71.

In Memoriam: Dieter Oesterhelt

DEC. 2, 2022
Dieter Oesterhelt, whose discovery of the first bacteriorhodopsin helped launch a new field of medical research, has passed away at the age of 82.

In Memoriam: John Edward Porter

JUNE 8, 2022
John Edward Porter, whose legislative efforts to increase support for medical research was recognized with a Lasker Award has passed away at 87.

Katalin Karikó: Developing mRNA for Therapy

MAY 5, 2022
In the 2022 Lasker-APSA Lecture, Katalin Karikó traces the history of messenger RNA, from its discovery in the early 1960s, through the modifications that enabled it to be used to rapidly deploy effective Covid-19 vaccines, and then looks forward toward the development of new mRNA therapies.

In Memoriam: Donald Pinkel

MAR. 13, 2022
Donald Pinkel, who was recognized with a 1972 Lasker Award for developing a cure for acute lymphocytic leukemia, has passed away.

In Memoriam: Aaron Beck

NOV. 8, 2021
Aaron Beck, who developed cognitive therapy to treat depression, anxiety, and other disorders, has passed away at 100.

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