- School of Medicine scientist receives Hartwell Award
Vineet Bhandari, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences, is the recipient of a 2013 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award. Given by The Hartwell Foundation to support advances in children’s health, the award recognizes Bhandari’s research on the prevention of bronchopulmonary dyplasia, a lung condition common in babies born prematurely. Bhandari will receive $300,000 over three years. The foundation also provides $100,000 to support a postdoctoral fellowship at the medical school.