OCT. 18, 2023 Evelyn Witkin discovered the DNA-damage response, a fundamental mechanism that protects the genomes of all living organisms. Listen as she talks about her Award-winning work and what it was like to be at Cold Spring Harbor in the 1950s.
JULY 17, 2023 This year's Essay Contest winners wrote about an unanticipated ethical question they were confronted with during their training and the strategies used to address it. Read the essays of the 5 winners!
JUN. 12, 2023 Meet Roy Calne, who made organ transplantation a reality when others deemed it an impossible dream. And watch a new series of whiteboard animation videos celebrating cancer breakthroughs.
APR. 18, 2023 Meet awe-inspiring developmental biologist Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, listen to our new episode of our podcast Classic Lasker featuring Oliver Smithies, and catch up with the 2022 Lasker Annual Report.
APR. 18, 2023 Oliver Smithies gene targeting technology revolutionized the study of human health and disease. Listen as this Lasker Laureate tells the story of how he turned his failure into a resounding success that forever changed biomedical research.
MAR. 14, 2023 Meet pioneer scientist Rosalyn Yalow and check out the new episode of our podcast Classic Lasker, featuring Willem Kolff. And don't forget that the 2023 Lasker Essay Contest closes on March 31 at 2pm Eastern Time.
MAR 14, 2023 Willem Kolff wanted to save as many people as he could from renal failure. Listen as this Lasker Laureate tells the story of how he developed renal hemodialysis, artificial kidneys, and more.
MAR. 14, 2023 Meet Rosalyn Yalow, the first woman and the first nuclear physicist to win a Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. She developed the technique of radioimmunoassay, one of the most important clinically applied basic research advances of the past 50 years.