Four physician-scientists named Dean’s Scholars

Four physician-scientists named Dean’s Scholars

The Division of Physician-Scientists at the School of Medicine has selected four physicians for its second class of Dean’s Scholars. The program provides up to two years of financial support and mentorship to aspiring, early-career physician-scientists, along with dedicated time for conducting laboratory research.
Developmental biologist receives NIH grant

Developmental biologist receives NIH grant

Kristen Kroll, professor of developmental biology at the School of Medicine, has received a four-year $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her project on human interneuron progenitor specification.
Researcher receives NIH funding for zebrafish work

Researcher receives NIH funding for zebrafish work

Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, at the School of Medicine, has received a five-year $3.36 million renewal grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her project “Inductive and Morphogenetic Processes Shaping the Zebrafish Embryonic Axes.”

Cheng honored for work to advance pain relief without adverse effects

Wayland Cheng, MD, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology at the School of Medicine, has received the 2021 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award from the International Anesthesia Research Society. The prestigious $750,000 award, which is given only once every three years, funds projects with an eye toward developing future leaders in anesthesiology.
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