November 10, 2021 Read about the United States biomedical research enterprise, meet the 2021 Clinical Research Scholars, check your eligibility to enter next year's Essay Contest, and submit a nomination for the 2022 Lasker Awards.
October 20, 2021 Read about the health effects of natural disasters, see how wildfires impact redwood forest ecology, get the tools to advocate for medical research, and join Karl Deisseroth for a tour of optogenetics.
July 13, 2021 Read the five winning entries of the 2021 Essay Contest and meet their authors. Learn about the health issues resulting from 'long Covid' in an opinion piece from Lasker President Claire Pomeroy.
JULY 13, 2021 We asked early-career medical professionals and research scientists about lessons learned from the pandemic. The Foundation received hundreds of thoughtful entries. Read the winning essays.
June 15, 2021 Learn about some of the wide-ranging discoveries made in the field of neuroscience. And read our disease fact sheets that illustrate the impact of research investment on alleviating disease burden.
June 15, 2021 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.
May 12, 2021 Learn about revolutionary contributions made by Lasker Laureates in understanding and treating cardiovascular disease. And read an opinion piece on the importance of supporting the Biden Administration's revamped Cancer Moonshot.
APRIL 14, 2021 Read about the role that Lasker Laureates have played in understanding and treating cancer. Listen as Cynthia Kenyon shares how following one’s interests can lead to unexpectedly fruitful results. And watch Max Cooper discuss the evolution of alternate adaptive immune systems.