Two Penn professors win 2023 Nobel Prize in Medicine for mRNA research that led to COVID-19 vaccines

BY: - October 2, 2023

Two professors at the University of Pennsylvania were awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday, for their research that led to the mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.  Katalin Karikó is an adjunct professor of neurosurgery and Drew Weissman is the Roberts Family Professor of Vaccine Research, both at Penn’s Perelman School of […]


Why it takes 2 shots to make mRNA vaccines do their antibody-creating best. And what the data shows on delaying the booster dose | Analysis

BY: - January 31, 2021

As an infectious disease doctor, I’ve been fielding a lot of questions from my patients as well as my friends and family about whether the COVID-19 vaccine will still work if people are late receiving their second dose.