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Top Latin-American scientists named 2011 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

Sciences, a 26-year funding program supporting America's early-career scientists at an essential point in their careers. The Fellows program was launched in 1991 to help develop and advance the scientific network of highly-trained researchers and to foster collaboration between scientists in Latin America and the U.S. To date, Pew has dedicated over $18 million in direct support for more than 200 Latin American Fellows.

The 2011 Latin American Fellows are:


  • Guillermo Lehmann Mantras, M.D., Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan, M.D.
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Marina Muzzio, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Carlos D. Bustamante, Ph.D.
    Stanford University


  • Tatiana Domitrovic, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of John Johnson, Ph.D.
    Scripps Research Institute

  • Beatriz C. Freitas, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Lawrence Goldstein, Ph.D.
    University of California, San Diego

  • Isabela B. Ramos, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Gary Wessel, Ph.D.
    Brown University
    Cell Biology and Physiology


  • Esteban A. Engel, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Lynn Enquist, Ph.D.
    Princeton University

  • Karina J. Vargas, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Sreeganga Chandra, Ph.D.
    Yale University


  • Roco Hernndez, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D.
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center
    Developmental Biology

  • Wilbert Zarco, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D.
    The Rockefeller University


  • Natalia Romero, Ph.D.
    Laboratory of Thomas Michel, M.D., Ph.D.
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Signal Transduction


Contact: Jayne Miller
Pew Health Group

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