Meet the 2014 Class
The Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides support for young scientists from Latin America to receive postdoctoral training in the United States. The program gives these individuals an opportunity to further their scientific knowledge by promoting exchange and collaboration between investigators in the United States and Latin America resulting in advances in research in Latin America.
For more information about the 2014 class visit the fellows directory.
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Pew Latin American fellow Leandro Carreño has a long-term goal of improving the research landscape in his home country of Chile. As a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Steven Porcelli at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he is investigating the role that immune cells play in allergic diseases such as asthma. His work could lead to new treatments for the respiratory tract... Read More
The Pew Charitable Trusts announced the 2014 classes of biomedical scholars and Latin American fellows on June 24. In addition, Pew and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust named the inaugural class of the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research, a joint initiative that supports scientists whose work is aimed at finding cures for cancer. Read More
Thanks to advanced imaging techniques, biomedical researchers are able to create clearer pictures than ever before of cells, molecules, and other microscopic machinery—revealing new and fascinating details about how our bodies work. Take the quiz and see if you can guess what’s what in their stunning images. Read More