Four Faculty Receive NIH High Risk, High Reward Awards

September 14, 2012

The NIH has presented 81 awards to scientists around the country to pursue translational science on a visionary scale. The Common Fund High Risk-High Reward program includes the NIH Director’s Pioneer, New Innovator and Transformative Research awards: all designed to encourage creativity in biomedical and behavioral research. Read more about the awards and see the full list of recipients.

2012 NIH Director’s New Innovator award recipients:

Mark Churchland

Mark Churchland, PhD, Neuroscience

Wei Min

Wei Min, PhD, Chemistry

2012 NIH Director's Transformative Research Projects award recipients:

Asa Abeliovich

Asa Abeliovich, MD, PhD, Pathology and Cell Biology

MIlan Stojanovic

Milan N. Stojanovic, PhD, Medicine-Nephrology



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