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.

Interview with 2017 Lasker Awards Winners

JAN. 29, 2018
Before the Lasker Awards ceremony, Tammy Tran got the chance to speak to the 2017 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award winners, Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller.

Q&A with the Winner of the 2016 Lasker Essay Contest

JUNE 27, 2017
David Ottenheimer shares with Lasker what inspired him to pursue a career in the field of psychiatric illness, the role of researchers in science communication, and how he sees his future as a young scientist.

Winners of the 2016 Essay Contest

JUNE 6, 2016
The Lasker Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Lasker Essay Contest! Participants in this year's contest were asked to consider which fundamental discoveries in basic medical research have not been clinically explored and translated into better human health.

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