Classic Lasker PodcastWhat 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.

Reason for optimism
An interview with William Foege
William Foege went to Nigeria to run a medical center. Then he was asked to help eradicate smallpox. Join us as he tells his story, including his moment of greatest pride as the CDC director, and makes the case for optimism.