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.

The Spanish 1918 Flu and the Current Covid-19 Pandemic

Oct. 15, 2020

An essay by Lasker Medical Research Award Jury Chair Joseph L. Goldstein on the art of remembering and foreshadowing pandemics.

Before Virus, After Virus: A Reckoning

Oct. 14, 2020

Siddhartha Mukherjee reflects on the historic contributions that have been made to our understanding of immunology and virology, and considers future directions in medical and basic research brought to the forefront by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Infectious Disease: The Past and the Future

Oct. 9, 2020

A special supplement in collaboration with the journal Cell: essays, articles, and timelines on past and future research against infectious disease.

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