One Person Can Change the World: Katalin Kariko

Throughout his career, ACCESS Health Chair and President William A. Haseltine, PhD — aka “Dr. Bill” —  has had the privilege of meeting and working with some of the biggest heroes in science. In his latest book, Science As A Superpower: My Lifelong Fight Against Disease and the Heroes Who Made it Possible, he shares stories about how these dedicated superheroes were able to change the world through science.

This video highlights Katalin Karikó, a Hungarian biochemist, and how she changed the world through her pioneering work harnessing the power of mRNA to fight diseases like Covid-19.