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Penn scientists win $3 million Breakthrough Prize for RNA research that enabled COVID-19 vaccines

Posted on September 9, 2021 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Sixteen years after their research at the University of Pennsylvania paved the way for billions to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Drs. Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman, have been honored with a $3 million Breakthrough Prize.

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