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    • Pew Biomedical Scholar Wins MacArthur Fellowship

      The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced its 2016 fellows on Sept. 22, and among the prestigious prize’s 23 recipients was Manu Prakash, a 2013 Pew scholar and assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University. Read More

    • Pew Scholar Charles Rice Wins Lasker-DeBakey Award for Hepatitis C Breakthrough

      Charles Rice, Ph.D., a molecular virologist at Rockefeller University and 1986 Pew biomedical scholar, will receive the 2016 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award on Sept. 23 for his role in finding an effective treatment for hepatitis C, an infectious disease that afflicts more than 130 million people worldwide and contributes to 700,000 deaths annually. Rice devised a system to grow... Read More

    • Not What It Seems

      Pew’s biomedical scholars and fellows are on the cutting edge of biomedical research—using new tools and techniques to tackle complex questions about human health. Every day, they look closely at the molecules and cells that make up our bodies and surroundings. Could you identify their objects of study? Take this quiz to view some of their subjects up close, and see if you can guess what they are. Read More

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