New & Noteworthy

The Lasker Foundation publishes science news and videos to inspire readers to support medical research. Browse by categories to find our recurring series, or by topics to find articles that interest you.

Emery Brown: Anesthesia and the brain

Jan. 10, 2020

In a two-part seminar, Emery Brown discusses what happens to your brain when it is under general anesthesia.

Uri Hasson: Time regained

Dec. 23, 2019

In a two-part seminar, Uri Hasson explores how brain activity is shared between listeners of the same story, and how those shared neural responses are coupled to and shaped by the neural activity in the storyteller’s brain.

In Memoriam: John B. Robbins

Dec. 4, 2019

John B. Robbins, who contributed to the development of a vaccine for bacterial meningitis, has passed away at age 86.

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