School — Medicine

WashU faculty selected as 2024 Scholar-Innovator Award recipients from Harrington Discovery Institute

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD, and Russell Pachynski, MD, are among 10 physician-scientists nationwide named as recipients of the Harrington Discovery Institute 2024 Scholar-Innovator Award. The scholar awards support breakthrough new treatments for heart disease, autoimmune disorders, cancer, infectious disease, inflammation, and rare diseases using small molecule, nucleic acid, vaccine, biologic, and gene therapies.

Bubeck Wardenburg’s, the Donald B. Strominger Professor of Pediatrics and chief of Pediatric Critical Care, research is on “Staphylococcus Aureus Vaccine to Provide Infant Protection”. Pachynski’s, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, research is on “Tumor-Targeted Therapeutic that Recruits Immune Cells”.

Learn more about the Scholar-Innovator Award and all the 2024 recipients here.

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