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2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine

OCT. 6, 2020
Congratulations to the three Lasker Laureates who were recognized with a 2020 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.

September 2020 Newsletter

SEPT. 25, 2020
In this issue we celebrate 75 years of Lasker Awards recognizing advances against infectious disease. And we profile a geneticist extraordinaire who challenged dogma and changed the way we think about genes.

July 2020 Newsletter

JULY 10, 2020
We highlight past "The Art of Science" essays by Chair of the Lasker Medical Research Jury, Joseph Goldstein. And we invite you to read the winning entries in the 2020 Lasker Essay Contest.

June 2020 Newsletter

JUNE 30, 2020
In this issue, we speak with Leroy Hood and Solomon Snyder. We also feature the final three chapters of our video interview with Nancy Wexler.

In Memoriam: Dale Kaiser

JUNE 29, 2020
Pioneering molecular geneticist Dale Kaiser passes away at 92. Kaiser was honored with a 1980 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.

An Interview with Nancy Wexler

JUNE 7, 2020
In these three final chapters, Wexler discusses the ethical implications of genetic research, her experience winning the 1993 Lasker Award, and the future of Huntington’s disease research.

In Memoriam: Raymond Erikson

MAY 31, 2020
Raymond Erikson, who was honored with a 1982 Lasker Award for insights into oncogenes, has passed away at the age of 84.

May 2020 Newsletter

MAY 5, 2020
In this issue, we speak with James P. Allison and Stanley N. Cohen. We also feature the third and forth chapters of our video interview with Nancy Wexler.

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