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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A study conducted by scientists related to Pew’s biomedical programs revealed a chain of molecular events that can lead to Type 2 diabetes in people who are obese. Gökhan Hotamisligil, a 1997 Pew biomedical scholar, and Ana Arruda, a 2010 Pew Latin American fellow, led the investigation. Read More
Pew Latin American fellow Juan David Ramírez Gonzalez was featured in Nature’s career column, “Turning Point,” in the Oct. 2 issue. In the profile, Ramirez Gonzalez describes how his 2014 Pew award allows him to conduct research on parasitic diseases and will position him to return to Colombia, where such infections are endemic. Read More
Hector Saka, a 2008 Pew Latin American fellow, has been chosen by the Bunge and Born Foundation to receive support in establishing his own laboratory in Argentina. That award matches the repatriation funding Saka has received as a Pew fellow. Read More