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Pew Biomedical 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.” Risk-taking and creative and innovative approaches are encouraged.

  • Limited submission opportunity announced by the Office of Research
  • Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine or a related field, and be in the first three years of a tenure-line faculty appointment. Time spent in clinical internships, residencies, or in work toward board certification does not count toward the three-year limit
  • Program supports a person, not a project
  • $300K over 4 years
  • 189 institutions invited to nominate one candidate each; 22 Scholars funded. Since 2014, Program alumni have been invited to nominate a candidate.
  • Pew Biomedical Scholars website

Pew Biomedical Programs Informational Webinar (UW NetID required)

Insight into the Pew Biomedical Scholars (UW NetID required)

UW Pew Biomedical Scholars

2017 – David Veesler, Biochemistry
2015 – Josh Woodward, Microbiology
2004 – Ning Zheng, Pharmacology
2002 – Michael Lagunoff, Microbiology
1997 – Gail P. Jarvik, Medical Genetics
1996 – Hannele T. Ruohola-Baker, Bio & Genome Sciences
1989 – Wesley Van Voorhis, Allergy & Infectious Diseases

* National Advisory Committee roster on website (many are HHMI Investigators)