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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Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists

The Committee also named six new recipients of the Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists. This award provides additional funding to scientists completing a Damon Runyon Fellowship Award who have greatly exceeded the Foundation’s highest expectations and are most likely to make paradigm-shifting breakthroughs that transform the way we prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Each awardee will receive $100,000 to be used toward their research.

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