Katherine Eichinger, MS, PharmD (photo left) was recently selected to receive a NIH Loan Repayment (LRP) award for Pediatric Research through the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The Pediatric Research LRP is awarded to researchers investigating diseases and disorders that directly affect pediatric populations. During her 2 year award period, Eichinger will continue her research examining the safety and efficacy of a maternal RSV vaccine candidate. The LRP program was established to recruit and retain highly qualified professionals into biomedical research careers by repaying the researcher’s educational debt, which may otherwise force them to abandon research and pursue higher-paying careers in industry.

Firuz G Feturi, BS (photo right) received a grant to attend the 2018 Fellows Symposium September 2018, Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, Grapevine, Texas. The AST Fellows Symposium on Transplantation is the premier meeting for clinical fellows and residents, surgical fellows, research fellows, pharmacists and other trainees entering the exciting field of solid organ transplantation.  The AST Fellows Symposium on Transplantation gives attendees the opportunity to participate in specialized scientific sessions and meet one-on-one with senior transplant specialists.

 

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