Volume 84 Issue 40 | pp. 55-56 | Awards
Issue Date: October 2, 2006

NIH Announces 2006 Pioneer Award Recipients

Five-year, $2.5 million grants support highly innovative research
Department: ACS News

On Sept. 19, Elias A. Zerhouni, director of the National Institutes of Health, named 13 recipients of the 2006 NIH Director's Pioneer Award. Now in its third year, this award program supports exceptionally creative scientists who take highly innovative approaches to major challenges in biomedical research. The 2006 Pioneer Award recipients are a "group of forward-thinking scientists whose work could transform medical research," Zerhouni said. "The awards will give them the intellectual freedom to pursue . . .

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