Drew Weissman

Drew Weissman is an American physician and immunologist known for his contributions to RNA biology. Weissman is the inaugural Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research, director of the Penn... Wikipedia

  • Born:  September 7, 1959, Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Age:  64 years
  • Institutions:  Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Education:  Brandeis University (B.A, M.A.), Boston University (M.D, Ph.D.)
  • Thesis:  Regulation of B Lymphocytes with Reagents That Cross-Link Surface Immunoglobulin (1987)
  • Known for:  Modified mRNA technologies used in COVID-19 vaccines
  • Notable awards:  Rosenstiel Award (2020), Lasker–DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award (2021), VinFuture Prize (2022), Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences (2022), Harvey Prize (2023, awarded for the year 2021), Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2023)
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