Covid’s Forgotten Hero
New Work // Portrait for Forbes Magazine // Covid’s Forgotten Hero
September 1, 2021
Portrait of Ian MacLachlan for Forbes Magazine by Jens Kristian Balle
Covid’s Forgotten Hero: The Untold Story Of The Scientist Whose Breakthrough Made The Vaccines Possible
I recently had the pleasure of photographing Vancouver based scientist Ian MacLacklan for Forbes Magazine, it's a very interesting article about the people who helped pave the way for mRNA vaccines we have today. Full Article by Forbes writer Nathan Vardi can be HERE.
Without Ian MacLachlan’s innovative delivery system, Moderna and Pfizer couldn’t safely get their mRNA vaccines into your cells. So why does hardly anyone acknowledge the Canadian biochemist’s seminal contributions—or pay a dime in royalties?