Skip to Main Content

Two School of Medicine scientists named Pew Scholars

Bo Chen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual science and of neurobiology, and Andrew Goodman, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbial pathogenesis, have been named 2013 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences. Chen and Goodman are among 22 recipients selected from 134 nominees from major research institutions. Chen, who is developing gene delivery techniques to generate new retinal cells, will use his award to continue his research on degenerative retinal diseases. Goodman studies how the body’s resident bacteria affect human health and drug metabolism.