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  • Viral DNA May Help Human Body Fight Infections

    In the March issue of Science magazine, 2012 Pew scholar Nels Elde, Ph.D., and his colleagues unveiled research that illustrates one of the most elegant characteristics of human evolution: Our bodies are remarkably adaptable and programmed to take in that which could harm us and repurpose it for our benefit. Read More

  • Pew Scholar Jeannie T. Lee Wins Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences

    Jeannie T. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.,  a 1999 Pew biomedical scholar and  professor of genetics and pathology at Harvard Medical School, has been named winner of the 2016 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences by the Foundations for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH). Since 2013, the Lurie Prize has recognized scientists who demonstrate extraordinary potential in the biomedical sciences. Lee... Read More

  • Pew Scholars Honored for Outstanding Genetic Research

    Pew scholars Maria Barna, Ph.D., and Carolyn McBride, Ph.D., were named winners Sept. 1 of the 2016 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award. Given every three years by the Genetics Society of America, this prestigious award recognizes outstanding genetic research by women early in their independent faculty careers. Barna and McBride were honored for their diligence, creativity, and promising... Read More

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