Katalin Karikó Recognized in “Faces of American Innovation” Report Celebrating People Behind Life-Changing Inventions Fostered by the Bayh-Dole Act

Katalin Karikó, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery, was profiled in “Faces of American Innovation,” a report fostered by the Bayh-Dole Act that celebrates the people behind life-changing inventions.

She was recognized for her role in co-inventing the mRNA technology behind the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines, which prevented nearly 20 million deaths. Karikó, along with the other four innovators recognized in the report, will be honored at a ceremony on September 13th in Washington, D.C., where she will be presented with the inaugural Bayh-Dole Coalition American Innovator Award.

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