The 2021 Lasker Essay Contest

JULY 13, 2021
We asked early-career medical professionals and research scientists about lessons learned from the pandemic. The Foundation received hundreds of thoughtful entries. Read the winning essays.

Showing Science Love on Social Media

FEB. 12, 2019
The 2018 Lasker Essay Contest winner envisions a movement in which cancer patients share their stories to improve the public’s trust in science.

Winners of the 2018 Essay Contest

JUNE 27, 2018
Join us in congratulating the 2018 first, second, and third place Lasker Essay Contest winners, and learn more about their essays, their experiences with the contest, and their thoughts about building public trust in science.

Abigail Cline: Ready for a Challenge

JUNE 26, 2018
The 2017 essay contest asked how to make biomedical research part of the daily global dialogue. Learn how the first place winner has been implementing her ideas.

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