Penn Medicine Researchers Awarded March of Dimes Starter Scholar Award

Previous Article Next Article Image 1 of 2 Two researchers recognized for efforts to discover genetic causes of birth defects Add to Favorites Contact Information <!– –>Available for logged-in reporters only<!– –> Newswise — PHILADELPHIA — Two professors from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have each been awarded a two-year, $150,000 Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award by the March of Dimes Foundation. The awards recognize young investigators with promising new research related to the organization’s current mission of discovering the genetic causes of birth defects.Matthew C. Good, PhD, is assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology. His grant will support research on size regulation in cells and embryos. This is a crucial question because many diseases have been linked to the improper regulation of…


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