What was life like for Lasker Laureates while they were doing their Award-winning work?
Listen in as Award Winners share their personal stories. You will hear about starting off in research during a World War, learn how Laureates navigated family and career, and find out how their discoveries, now heralded as groundbreaking, were met by their peers. Whether you’re a history buff, a science enthusiast, or a history of science nerd, this podcast from the archives of the Lasker Foundation is for you.
Through rational design
An interview with David Cushman
Listen to the incredible story of one of the first medications developed through rational design. In a 1999 interview, Cushman recounts the journey of developing captopril, the first orally active ACE inhibitor, and charts the drug’s unlikely journey from a shelved project to a blockbuster drug generating a billion dollars in sales.