Lasker Essay Contest 2017, deadline April 3!

Dear Colleague,

The deadline for the Lasker Foundation’s 2017 Essay Contest is approaching! This exciting challenge engages young scientists and clinicians in a discussion about the big questions in biology and medicine today, and the role of biomedical research in our society.

Deadline for submitting essays is Monday, April 3, 2017.

The Foundation seeks essays of 800 words or less on the following topic:

Using at least one specific example, propose ways in which breakthroughs in biomedical research can be made part of the daily global dialogue, so that a much wider public becomes better informed and more supportive of biomedical research endeavors.

We kindly ask for your assistance to spread the word about this contest, and to invite students and fellows from your institution to participate in it.

For more information, including eligibility and prizes, and to learn about previous winners, please visit the Lasker Essay Contest website.

With best wishes,
The Lasker Foundation