This year, NIH started a new funding program for scientists who have never received government grants. The New Innovator Awards, worth up to $1.5 million over five years, were recently announced. In case you haven’t gotten enough of inspiring young scientists, here are the winning recipients and their projects.
Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery, Baylor
How maternal obesity programs genetic modifications and adaptations in the developing fetus that predispose it to adult diseases