Meet the 2015 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 2015 class visit the fellows directory.
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Five alumni of the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences have been named lifetime academicians of the Academia de Ciencias de América Latina (ACAL)—one of the highest distinctions in Latin American science—for their outstanding contributions to biomedical science and their commitment to fostering scientific collaboration across continents. Read More
Two Pew Latin American fellows in the biomedical sciences have been awarded grants by the Bunge and Born Foundation to help them establish laboratories in their native Argentina. Marina Muzzio (class of 2011) and Leonardo Boechi (class of 2012) recently returned to the country after completing postdoctoral studies in the United States. Each scientist received repatriation funding from Pew to set... Read More
When babies cry, they are embarking on their first phase of vocal learning. It is well-known among scientists that human babies develop vocal patterns and speech based on their parents’ responses to those initial sounds. Read More