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Vikki Abrahams, Ph.D.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Spring


Vikki Abrahams, Ph.D., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, has received a 2009 Albert McKern Scholar Award for Perinatal Research. The two-year award of $100,000 per year will fund her proposal, “Human Endogenous Retroviruses: A Novel Biomarker for Pre-eclampsia.” The award is funded by a bequest from Albert McKern, M.A. ’13, M.D., an Australian who studied engineering at Yale before entering medical school at the University of Edinburgh.