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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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
Nine scientists who received support from The Pew Charitable Trusts’ biomedical and environmental scholars programs have been elected into the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The AAAS fellows are selected based on their demonstrated efforts to advance science or its applications. Read More
Matthew Evans, a 2010 Pew biomedical scholar, has led a research effort revealing new information on the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, a liver disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States. Read More