2019 Innovators in Science Award Early Career Winner

The 2019 Winner of the Early-Career Scientist Award is Shruti Naik, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Pathology, Medicine and Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine in the United States. Dr. Naik studies immune cell, epithelial cell and microbial interactions to inform therapeutic strategies for conditions such as psoriasis, chronic wounds and cancer.

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Blavatnik Award For Young Scientists – Life Science Winner

Shruti is recognized for her work demonstrating that skin stem cells retain a “memory” of previous inflammatory experiences, allowing for a more robust and rapid response to subsequent injury.

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Nature Research Awards – Long list

Shruti is recognized for her research and advocacy by Nature.

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Tri-institutional Breakout Prize for Junior Investigators

Three winners of the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, Charles L. Sawyers of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornelia I. Bargmann of the Rockefeller University and Lewis C. Cantley of Weill Cornell Medical College, have used a portion of their awards to establish a new annual prize for promising postdoctoral trainees. Including financial commitments made by each of their respective institutions, the award will be sustained by a $3 million endowment.

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Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy

Shruti is named a Finalist for the  Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy

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