Meet the 2017 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 2017 class visit the scholars directory.
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For 11 years, nations and organizations have observed World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 to increase understanding of the disorder and acceptance of people with autism. The United Nations marked the day for the first time in 2008 to celebrate diversity and to promote the rights and well-being of those with learning differences and developmental disabilities. Read More
Between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The flu can be especially dangerous for those 65 and older and children under 5. Read More
Mee-Ngan (Frances) Yap, Ph.D., a 2012 Pew scholar and associate professor at St. Louis University, is researching the fundamental aspects of how bacteria make proteins. Her work, which integrates genetic, biochemical, and genome-wide approaches, was highlighted in the September issue of the journal Nature, in which Yap and colleagues revealed new information about the unique structure of... Read More