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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Diego Alvarez, a 2009 Pew Latin American fellow and associate investigator at the National University of San Martin in Argentina, has received support from the Bunge and Born Foundation to develop diagnostic techniques for the virus that causes dengue fever. Read More
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