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Lasker Awards Recognize Work on Histones, Anesthesia, RNA
Shawna Williams | Sep 11, 2018
This year’s winners are C. David Allis, Michael Grunstein, John Glen, and Joan Steitz.
Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
Anne N. Connor | Mar 1, 2018
From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
Rapping About Rapamycin
Staff | Feb 28, 2018
Relive the Lasker Award speech from University of Basel biologist Michael Hall.
Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Feb 20, 2018
Günter Blobel, known for his work on the signal hypothesis of protein targeting, has died from cancer at age 81.
Prizes Bigger than the Nobel
Shawna Williams | Oct 5, 2017
The Nobel Prize may garner the most attention, but there are other biomedical awards at least as lucrative.
Lasker Awards Go to a Cell Biologist and Cancer Vaccine Pioneers
Kerry Grens | Sep 6, 2017
Douglas Lowy and John Schiller, whose work led to the HPV vaccine, and Michael Hall, who discovered the TOR pathway, win this year’s prizes.