Biomedical Research

The goal of biomedical research is to harness scientific discovery to improve human health. These explorations have provided a springboard for medical advances including vaccines for measles and polio, insulin for diabetes, antibiotics for infections, medications for high blood pressure, and new strategies to treat and prevent cancer.
Pew has a decades-long commitment to support groundbreaking research by promising early-career biomedical scientists in the United States and Latin America. Our multiyear grants encourage informed risk-taking and collaboration among researchers.

Stars of South American Science

The journal Nature published a special issue dedicated to the ''Science Stars of South America''...

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