The coveted prize was awarded to a Scottish veterinarian, two scientists who championed an overlooked protein and a pioneering researcher who helped advance the careers of other women.
Sue Desmond-HellmannCongrats to all #LaskerAwards - love seeing Special Achievement awardee Dr. Steitz: What she has done, she said is to be “a good citizen and try to help women and other underrepresented people to fulfill their potential.”
John McCain (1936-2018) was one of the bravest, most decent and honorable political leaders of our time never willing to surrender his self-respect for self-interest. The values he lived and led by are needed more in Washington today than ever...
World Mosquito Day is a celebration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’ discovery that female mosquitoes were responsible for transmitting the malarial parasite. Here are 5 deadly diseases caused by mosquito bites.
Sue Desmond-Hellman, Gates Foundation CEO, talks about the importance of a new drug, Krintafel (tafenoquine) that offers hope of a radical cure for malaria. Also Desmond-Hellman shares her thought on preparing for the next pandemic threat.