McBride has won two large grants this month from NIH and the New York Stem Cell Foundation to support her ongoing research into disease vector mosquitoes. On Oct. 2, the National Institutes of Health announced that McBride had received one of 33 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards for “unusually creative scientists with highly innovative research ideas at an early stage of their career,” pledging $2.4 million to her research over the next five years. And on Oct. 23, the New York Stem Cell Foundation named her one of their six NYSCF-Robertson Investigators for 2018, announcing that they will provide $1.5 million over five years to each of these “promising early career scientists whose cutting-edge research holds the potential to accelerate treatments and cures.”
Why do mosquitoes choose us? Lindy McBride is on the case.
Oct. 25, 2018