Fernando Camargo, PhD, named Pew Scholar

Children’s Stem Cell Program researcher, Fernando Camargo, PhD, was named a 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Chartable Trusts.

Founded 25 years ago, the Pew Scholar program is meant to support promising investigators and encourage them to pursue their research without financial restrictions. Scholars receive a grant of $240,000 over four years.

This has been a year of honors for Camargo and his work in the Children’s stem cell program. In addition to winning a New Innovators award from the National Institute of Health and an Innovative Research Grant from the advocacy group Stand Up 2 Cancer, he was also named one of the of the “100 most influential individuals in the Latino community” by Boston’s El Planeta newspaper. Read More.