Pew Biomedical Scholars


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  • Plant Based Birth Control Mechanism Uncovered by Pew Biomedical Scholar

    People have been searching for effective methods of contraception for centuries. Ancient cultures have thoroughly documented the use of plants with contraceptive properties to prevent pregnancies. However, science has yet to discover how herbal-based medicine can work as a form of birth control. Read More

  • 37 Researchers Advancing Human Health

    Every day, innovative research is happening around the world to advance human health—and these 37 scientists are among the people dedicated to doing just that. On June 15, Pew announced the 2017 classes of biomedical scholars, Latin American fellows, and Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research. Read More

  • Scientists Bring Innovative Research to Latin America

    For more than 25 years, Pew has helped outstanding biomedical scientists from Latin America pursue postdoctoral training and research opportunities in the United States. Pew supports fellows selected for the program for two years under the mentorship of some of the most distinguished investigators in their fields, and awardees who subsequently return to Latin America receive additional funding to... Read More