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Katalin Karikó Donates Copy of Nobel Prize

Apr 16, 2024

The winner of last year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology, Hungarian mRNA researcher Katalin Karikó has donated a copy of her Nobel Prize and the prize money to her former alma mater, the University of Szeged (SZTE). In a lecture this Tuesday, during which she reported on the events of last December's Nobel Week in Stockholm, […]

Bill Gates Praises Katalin Karikó's Life's work

Dec 29, 2023

American businessman, investor and philanthropist Bill Gates – in his capacity as Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – has listed the most important events of 2023 in a Facebook post, and mentioned Hungarian biochemist Katalin Karikó's Nobel Prize in the first place. “There’s no question these are challenging times, but I remain […]

2023 Hungarian Nobel Laureates Receive Prize in Stockholm

Dec 10, 2023

The two Hungarian scientists awarded the Nobel Prize this year, Katalin Karikó and Ferenc Krausz, received their prizes at a ceremony at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in the Swedish capital, Stockholm this Sunday as December 10 is the anniversary of the death of Alfred Nobel, the founder of the prize. Hungarian-American biochemist Katalin […]

Katalin Karikó in the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Oct 27, 2023

At the gala evening in the US capital, the Hungarian Nobel laureate was joined by fellow researcher Drew Weismann in receiving one of the most prestigious awards of the US innovation and patent profession, the Hall of Fame. In addition to them, some 10 other scientists and inventors have been recognized. The US-based Hungarian biochemist, […]

Pioneering the Covid Vaccines

Oct 2, 2023

Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Karikó overcame numerous professional setbacks before shooting to stardom as one of the inventors of the mRNA technology used in two COVID-19 vaccines. The scientist talked to Diplomacy&Trade back in 2021 about her love for science, the outcome of the pandemic and the curing power of her invention. The name Katalin Karikó […]

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Katalin Karikó

Oct 2, 2023

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2023 will be awarded to Hungarian-American biochemist Katalin Karikó and American physician-scientist Drew Weissman for their discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19, accoring to the announcement of the Nobel Assembly at the Swedish Karolinska Institute. The discoveries by […]

Katalin Karikó Donation to the University of Debrecen

Dec 21, 2022

The high-tech holographic device purchased by the Biomechanics Laboratory of the University of Debrecen (DE) from the donation of Katalin Karikó enables more precise surgical interventions, the institution informed the state news agency MTI. According to the press release, the research biologist, the patentee of the synthetic mRNA-based vaccine technology, donated part of the money […]

Katalin Karikó Receives the Semmelweis Budapest Award

Dec 15, 2022

Széchenyi Prize-winning Hungarian research biologist and research professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Katalin Karikó, received the Semmelweis Budapest Award in the Hungarian capital on Thursday. "Katalin Karikó's discovery has saved the lives of millions of people, and thanks to her, we can now live in a safer world, because we have a weapon against […]

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