We are delighted to announce that four of our faculty have received substantial awards in support of their research efforts. Will Eward and Sam Adams were named Duke Health System Scholars; Thorsten Seyler was named a Duke Health Fellow; and Jonathan Riboh was selected for a Duke Strong Start New Physician-Scientist Award. Sam for his work on a biochemical link between osteoarthritis and depression; Will for his work on comparative sarcoma genetics identifying new therapeutic targets for cancer; Thorsten for his work targeting cryptic organisms in biofilms to help treat arthroplasty infections; and Jonathan for his work on bone interactions and skeletal maturity on cartilage regeneration. All told they will receive well over a million dollars in research support!
Please join us in congratulating each of them on their fantastic accomplishments. This is a strong recognition of the quality of their work and will be a major boost in fostering their research careers.