In this issue, read about the people and organizations honored with the Lasker Public Service Award for bringing the fruits of medical research to the public. Listen to a new episode of our podcast Classic Lasker, featuring William Foege. We also invite you to view two short videos from our new series called Ask a Scientist.

Bringing Research Benefits to the World

Read about past recipients of the Lasker Public Service Award who provided and generated support for medical science and public health impacting millions of lives.

Classic Lasker: William Foege

William Foege helped eradicate smallpox, served as the CDC director, and trained young public health professionals. Listen as Foege shares the trials and triumphs of his career.

Ask a Scientist

What is failure in science? Why does one become a scientist? Find out answers from scientists at every career stage—from graduate students to Lasker Laureates.