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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Susan McConnell, a 1989 Pew scholar and Susan B. Ford Professor of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, is one of 15 U.S. scientists who were named 2014 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors. Read More
The Pew Charitable Trusts announced the 2014 classes of biomedical scholars and Latin American fellows on June 24. In addition, Pew and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust named the inaugural class of the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research, a joint initiative that supports scientists whose work is aimed at finding cures for cancer. Read More
President Barack Obama hosted the first White House Maker Faire on June 18. Presenters demonstrated do-it-yourself techniques optimizing technologies such as 3-D printers. Among the invited “makers” was Manu Prakash, a 2013 Pew scholar and assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University. Read More