News and Annoucements

Dr. Mark Cameron leads New HIV Study Site

Dr. Cameron was recently awarded approximately €200,000 over four years for transcriptomic and bioinformatic projects as a site PI for the newly formed EPIICAL Consortium based in Rome, Italy. The program entitled “Early treated Perinatally HIV Infected individuals: Improving Children’s Actual Life”, is composed of 26 partner sites from 12 different countries on 4 continents […]

Dr. Sudha K. Iyengar receives grant from Eversight, a nonprofit network of eye banks

Dr. Sudha Iyengar will receive $20,000 to identify genomic biomarkers for Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy. Fuchs causes swelling of the cornea, resulting in reduced ability to see details, visual haloes, and sensitivity to bright lights.  Dr. Iyengar’s work will help clarify why some people have a higher risk of the disease as well as potentially […]

Dr. Darcy Freedman awarded Sarah Samuels Memorial Award

On October 30th, 2016 Dr. Darcy Freedman was awarded the Sarah Samuels Memorial Award at the American Public Health Association.  The award is given in the memory of Sarah Samuels whose strong sense of social justice and equity enabled her to lead ground-breaking efforts to change America’s relationship to nutrition and public health. Sarah Samuels established […]