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Charles H. Hood Foundation | July 2018 Child Health Research Grant Recipients Announced
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July 2018 Child Health Research Grant Recipients Announced

The Charles H. Hood Foundation is honored to announce the newest recipients of our Child Health Research Awards:

  • David Breslow, PhD (Yale University)
    • Defining a Cilia-Lysosome Axis in Developmental Signaling and Cilium-based Disease


  • Eliezer Calo, PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Elucidating Mechanisms Underlying Phenotypic Variation in Craniofacial Disorders


  • Luke Chao, PhD (Massachusetts General Hospital)
    • Characterization of OPA1 Membrane Phenotypes in Childhood Blindness


  • Michela Frascoli, PhD (University of Massachusetts Medical School)
    • Identification of the Embryonic Lymphoid Progenitors of Neonatal IL-17 Producing T Cells


  • Alisa Khan, MD, PhD (Boston Children’s Hospital)
    • A Mobile Application to Engage Families of Hospitalized Children in Safety Reporting


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