The Pew Charitable Trusts named 22 early-career researchers in the US as its Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences today. Each will receive $240,000 over four years to pursue the research of their choice without restriction.

According to the charitable organization, the recipients' research foci explore a range of human health issues "from antibiotic-resistant infections to liver disease and cancer."

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