Ralph Steinman

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Ralph Steinman is perhaps best known as a codiscoverer of dendritic cells (DCs) and as a founding father of the research area that these cells have spawned. For his discovery, Steinman was recently awarded the 2007 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research. Yet the man behind the research holds his praise for the many other scientists—in the U.S. and(More)
2011 more medicines hang on by a finger, including the blood thinner Plavix (clopidogrel), made by Sanofi and Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Pfizer’s Viagra (sildenafil) for impotence, both scheduled for generic manufacturing next year. And, in June 2012, the US Supreme Court is slated to weigh in on whether the federal government can mandate that all citizens(More)
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