Meet the 2014 Class
The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.
For more information about the 2014 class visit the scholars directory.
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Environment can play a greater role than genetics in the way people respond to diseases. Mark Davis, a 1985 Pew biomedical scholar, explains. Read More
Suckjoon Jun, a 2013 Pew biomedical scholar and assistant professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego, and his colleagues have published a study in the journal Current Biology that sheds light on how bacteria grow. Read More
Nels Elde, a 2012 Pew scholar and assistant professor of evolutionary genetics at the University of Utah, has led a study revealing a 40-million-year evolutionary clash between bacteria and their hosts. The findings, published Dec. 11 in Science, examined transferrin, a protein which collects and transports the nutrient iron. Read More