In 2020, we launched the inaugural Distinguished Scholars Program, which invites assistant professors with independent research programs to apply for internal funding that can help them maintain momentum as they integrate family caretaking responsibilities into their careers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
For more information about our scholars to-date watch our brief videos on each of our talented scholars.
Rebecca LR Powell, PhD, Medicine (Infectious Diseases): “Evaluation of the capacity of human milk IgA exhibiting high-titer SARS-CoV-2-specific binding and neutralization to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection or reduce viral loads in Syrian hamsters”. Learn more.
Xiang Xu, PhD, Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology: “Simultaneous evaluation of glucose uptake and glymphatic function in Alzheimer’s disease using dynamic glucose-enhanced MRI.” Learn more.