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March 2022 Newsletter

MAR. 14, 2022
Meet groundbreaking scientist and humanitarian Mary Claire King and check out the first episode of our podcast Classic Lasker, featuring Paul Zamecnik. And don't forget that the 2022 Lasker Essay Contest closes on March 30 at 2pm Eastern Time.

Classic Lasker: Paul Zamecnik

MAR. 9, 2021
Listen as 1996 Lasker Award winner Paul Zamecnik tells us how he got into basic research as WWII was imminent, about not winning the Nobel prize, and his chance encounters that would set him on his scientific path.  

February 2022 Newsletter

FEB. 9, 2022
Discover the 2022 Lasker Essay topic, read about three scientists that went against the grain, and catch up with the 2021 Lasker Annual report.

Toppling Dogma

FEB. 8, 2022
Meet three Lasker Laureates who shattered conventional wisdom.

November 2021 Newsletter

NOV. 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 2021 Newsletter

OCT. 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.

September 2021 Newsletter

SEPT. 24, 2021
Read about the 2021 Lasker Awards in Basic Research, Clinical Research, and Special Achievement.

July 2021 Newsletter

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.

The 2021 Lasker Essay Contest

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 2021 Newsletter

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.

Exploring the Nervous System

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.

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