ChEM-H faculty fellow Brad Zuchero is one of six recipients of the 2018 McKnight Scholar Award. The award is granted to young scientists who are in the early stages of establishing their own independent laboratories and research careers and who have demonstrated a commitment to neuroscience.
Anna Koster, the 2016 recipient of the Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship Affiliated with ChEM-H, was invited by the Biophysical Society to write about her biophysics research related to brain functioning. Anna is co-mentored by ChEM-H faculty fellow Justin Du Bois.
Romanian-born ChEM-H faculty fellow Sergiu Pasca has been awarded a 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, which recognizes young immigrants who have made significant contributions to biomedical research in America.
Stanford University and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4502) are forming the Stanford Alliance for Innovative Medicines, or Stanford AIM, to accelerate commercialization of therapeutic discoveries made in the university's labs. ChEM-H will manage the initiative.
NPR interviewed Mireille Kamariza, a graduate student in ChEM-H Faculty Fellow Carolyn Bertozzi's research group, about her journey from Burundi to graduate student at Stanford working on a promising new test to detect tuberculosis.