2016 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellows named

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Sixty-six medical and veterinary students from 34 schools across the nation will spend a full year conducting mentored basic, translational and applied research as fellows in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Medical Research Fellows Program

This year’s class includes 11 students who will begin conducting their research at Harvard Medical School this summer. Two students from the fellowship class of 2015 who are currently conducting research at HMS will be supported by HHMI for an additional year of research.

The 11 students in the new class who will conduct their research at HMS are the following: Hena Ahmed, Diana Miao, Rohit Thummalapalli, Kathy Wang and Gabriel Friedman, all students at Harvard Medical School; plus Nicholai Henry, Morehouse School of Medicine; Jerry Lee, Duke University School of Medicine; Erik Levinsohn, Yale School of Medicine; Nathanael Moore, Indiana University School of Medicine; Tolulope Rosanwo, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; and Anthony Tran, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

The students who will receive funding for a second year of research working in HMS labs are: Sriram Anbil, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and Joseph Park, Boston University School of Medicine.

Each medical fellow receives $41,000 in grant support.