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Classic Lasker: Robert G. Edwards

NOV. 15, 2022
Millions of babies have been conceived through IVF, but developing the technology took decades. Robert Edwards guides us through the seminal research.

Classic Lasker: James Darnell Jr. 

OCT. 26, 2022
Lasker Laureate James Darnell details the discovery of RNA processing—just one of the fields that he broke open during his career. 

Classic Lasker: William Foege

June 14, 2022
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.

Classic Lasker: Ralph Steinman

May 10, 2022
Ralph Steinman eloquently explains the role of dendritic cells and what it felt like to receive the Lasker award.

Classic Lasker: Janet Rowley

APR. 6, 2022
Janet Rowley had to wait nine months to start medical school because the quota for women had been filled. She went on to win a Lasker Award for transforming our understanding of the genetics of cancer, making it possible to diagnose cancer at the molecular level. Listen to her story.

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.  

A Podcast from the Lasker Foundation

FEB. 17, 2021
On Dial an Idol, emerging researchers and physicians call their scientific heroes for guidance. They get advice that’s useful whether you want to be a scientist or anything else.

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