University of Virginia chemist Rebecca Pompano is looking for ways to turn children’s immune systems against pediatric cancers. Neuroscientist John Lukens is investigating links between gastrointestinal inflammation, dysfunctional immune responses and the development of autism.
Both have recently been named recipients of 2015 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Awards to benefit children of the United States. Each will receive $100,000 per year in direct research support from The Hartwell Foundation for three years.
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