Kariko, Katalin (1955- )

How The mRNA Vaccines Were Made: Halting Progress and Happy Accidents

“I said, ‘I am an RNA scientist. I can do anything with RNA,’” Dr. Karikó recalled telling Dr. Weissman. He asked her: Could you make an H.I.V. vaccine? “Oh yeah, oh yeah, I can do it,” Dr. Karikó said. Up to that point, commercial vaccines had carried modified viruses or pieces of them into the […]

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