Oral history interview with Gerald Weissman, MD


Dr. Gerald Weissmann graduated from NYU School of Medicine in 1954. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Rheumatology), Research Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Biotechnology Study Center at NYU School of Medicine. Weissmann co-discovered and named liposomes, phospholipid vesicles that are used to deliver vaccines, enzymes, or drugs to the body. He also presented evidence that identified rheumatoid arthritis as an immune complex disease.