Delivering the message: How a novel technology enabled the rapid development of effective vaccines

Cell
Oct 14, 2021 Volume 184 Issue 21 p5261-5496
https://www.cell.com/cell/current

 

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Delivering the message: How a novel technology enabled the rapid development of effective vaccines
Lucy Shapiro, Richard Losick
This year’s Lasker∼Debakey Clinical Research Award honors Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman for the development of a therapeutic technology based on nucleoside-modification of messenger RNA, enabling the rapid development of the highly effective COVID-19 vaccines.