Pew Biomedical Scholars

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.


Our Work

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  • Pew Scholar Leads the Search for Ebola Solutions

    As the Ebola case count approaches 10,000 worldwide, 1991 Pew scholar Ian Lipkin is devising approaches to stop the virus’ spread. Lipkin, who directs the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, leads a design challenge to develop low-cost, technology-driven solutions to Ebola. Beginning Oct. 2, all... Read More

  • Pew Scholar Elected Into Institute of Medicine

    During its 44th annual meeting Oct. 20, the Institute of Medicine announced 70 new members, including 2005 Pew biomedical scholar Gonçalo R. Abecasis. Considered to be one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, election to the IOM recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Read More

  • 3 Pew-Supported Scientists Win Prestigious Packard Fellowships

    Three scholars in Pew’s biomedical programs received 2014 Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation on Oct. 15. The 18 Packard fellows will each receive a grant of $875,000 over five years to support their research. Read More

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