FNIH is pleased to announce the winner for the 2013 Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences: Ruslan M. Medzhitov, Ph.D.
The Lurie Prize is an annual award recognizing outstanding achievement by a promising young scientist in biomedical research. The Prize amount is $100,000, to be used as the awardee chooses. It is made possible by a generous gift from FNIH board member Ann Lurie.
The Awardee is selected by a jury of six distinguished biomedical researchers, chaired by Solomon H. Snyder, M.D., Distinguished Service Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Psychiatry, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Award will be presented to the selected scientist each spring.
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