In this issue, we highlight feats of our Lasker Laureates in the field of neuroscience, from dissecting the synapse to engineering cochlear implants. We also present a series of 61 disease fact sheets made in collaboration with Research!America, a freely-available resource that citizen-advocates are encouraged to use in order to ensure sustained funding for medical research.

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Exploring the Nervous System 

Lasker Laureates have helped map the wiring of the brain, decipher the chemical communication between neurons, create innovative therapies for Parkinson’s disease, and restore hearing to the deaf.

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Investment in Research Saves Lives and Money

Explore our series of fact sheets made in collaboration with Research!America that highlights the benefits of research to improve health.

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