Directory of Scholars
The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. To date, the program has invested more than $130 million to fund over 600 Pew Scholars. Pew Scholars have gone on to conduct groundbreaking research and become leaders in their institutions and the global scientific community. more >
Meet the 2015 Class
Don't miss Craig Mello on NPR
The 1995 Pew Scholar discusses CRISPR
Nature features a special section about science in South America
Pew's Latin American fellows program makes several major appearances.
Two Pew Scholars Make Cell’s “40 Under 40” List
On May 2, the journal Cell commemorated its 40th anniversary by releasing a series of interviews with 40 scientists under 40—including 2011 Pew scholar Mary Gehring, and 2013 Pew scholar Viviana Gradinaru.
Alzheimer's Association Reception at AAN
Please join the Pew Biomedical Programs at the Alzheimer's foundation hosted reception April 28th in Philadelphia.
2008 Pew Scholar Wins Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science
Antonio Giraldez awarded the Vilcek Prize
2012 Biomedical Scholar Awarded Distinguished Government Honor
Xue Han awarded with one of the highest honors for young science and engineering professionals
Charities: Profiting from Non-profits
Scientists interested in doling out funds to worthy grant recipients may thrive working at science foundations. Read Anita Pepper's profile in Nature.
1996 Pew Scholar Elected into the National Academy of Inventors
Carolyn Bertozzi of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for 2013.
Congratulations to Helen Piwnica-Worms and George M. Shaw!
Institute of Medicine: Two Pew biomedical scholars selected as new members of the IOM
Congratulations to Randy Schekman!
Former national advisory committee member Randy Schekman wins Nobel Prize
Congratulations to Shelly Peyton, Vanessa Ruta, and Viviana Gradinaru!
The National Institutes of Health awarded these three Pew scholars with the NIH Director's New Innovator Award.
Congratulations to Leor Weinberger!
2008 Pew scholar Leor Weinberger has been selected to receive the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award.
1985 Pew Scholar Wins Prestigious Lasker Award
Richard Scheller, a 1985 Pew scholar and executive vice president of research and early development at Genentech, has been awarded the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for 2013.
Pew Scholars, are you interested in recruiting new postdocs for your lab over the next 12 months?
If so, consider sponsoring a Pew Latin American Fellow.
2011 Pew Scholar awarded $1.13 million from NIH
2011 Pew Scholar, Jeff Gore, receives a $1.13 million grant from NIH
2012 Pew Scholar Earns ARI Young Investigator Grant
Salil Lachke, 2012 Pew Scholar, selected for Young Investigator grant
2007 Pew Scholar wins The Vilcek Prize
Michael Rape, 2007 Pew Scholar, wins the Vilcek Prize
2009 Pew Scholar Discovers Potential Key to Pain Prevention
One of the world's ugliest creatures could hold the key to beating chronic pain
NPR Features 2008 Pew Biomedical Scholar
NPR features Ben tenOever for his research on a new method for Flu Prevention
2009 Pew Scholar Identifies Possible Therapeutic for Childhood Leukemia
2009 Pew Biomedical Scholar Charles Mullighan publishes study that identifies possible therapeutic targets for two types of childhood leukemia
1990 Pew Scholar Featured in The Washington Post
The Washington Post highlights the research of 1990 Pew Biomedical Scholar Carol Greider
Six Pew Scholars elected as Fellows of The American Association for the Advancement of Science
James Bardwell, Ken Cho, Lynn Cooley, Thomas Schilling, Raphael Valdivia and Hao Wu elected among the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Fellows.
The Boston Globe Profiles 1993 Pew Scholar
The Boston Globe profiles Dr. Rudy Tanzi in their article, "Dr. Rudy Tanzi, rock star of science"
Three Biomedical Scholars Selected as New Members of IOM
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced the names of three Pew Biomedical Scholars who were elected as new members during its 42nd annual meeting.
President Obama Honors 4 Pew Scholars among those recognized as Outstanding Early-Career Scientists
Valerie Horsley, Erica Larschan, Niels Ringstad, and Georgios Skiniotis named among Presidential Early Career Award recipients for Science and Engineering
22 Of America’s Most Promising Scientists Selected As 2012 Pew Biomedical Scholars
Twenty-two of the nation’s most innovative young researchers were named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts today. The Scholars join a prestigious community that includes Nobel Prize winners, MacArthur Fellows, and recipients of the Albert Lasker Medical Research Award.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences names 2 Pew alumni among newly elected 2012 members
Brenda Schulman and Philip Hieter named among newly elected 2012 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences