The Lasker Essay Contest invites young scientists and clinicians from around the globe to discuss big questions in biology, medicine, and the intersection of science and society. Our current Newsletter features an interview with last year’s first-place winner, David Hartmann, discussing how to build trust in the science enterprise.

Our 2019 essay contest is now open; the deadline for submitting entries is April 11.

David Hartmann

Showing Science Love on Social Media

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

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The 2019 Essay Contest Is Now Open!

This year’s topic is: Outline an educational strategy that will increase interest in biomedical sciences among young men and women.