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AMA Foundation Announces Seed Grant Research Recipients
Date:3/6/2009

CHICAGO, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced today the 28 recipients of the 2009 Seed Grant Research Program. Established in 2001, the program provides $2,500 grants to medical students, physician residents and fellows to conduct basic science, applied or clinical research projects. This year's award winners are conducting research in the following four categories:

  • Cardiovascular/pulmonary diseases
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Leukemia
  • Neoplastic diseases

"We are excited to be able to help young physician investigators with their research endeavors," said AMA Foundation president Jean Howard. "The AMA Foundation is committed to supporting the discoveries and professional development of scientists at the start of their careers."

The 2009 Seed Grant Research Program recipients are:

  • Linda Adepoju, M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Mohammed Aslam, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Eric Cheon, M.D., Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.
  • Scottie Day, M.D., Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Celine Gounder, M.D., Sc.M., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • Ali Hamedani, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • Jason Hawkes, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stacey House, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Michael Jan, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Sunny Khichi, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga.
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