August 2013 archive

ONES awardee honored by Burroughs Wellcome

NIVishal VaidyaEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) awardee Vishal Vaidya, Ph.D., is one of six North American scientists selected to receive 2013 Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Innovation in Regulatory Science AwardsThe BWF award will give Vaidya’s group $100,000 per year, for the next five years, to map the biology of a toxic kidney cell. His goal is to advance regulatory science, by transforming kidney safety assessment using tools and technologies at the interface of quantitative systems pharmacology. In a message to NIEHS and NTP Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., about the award, Vaidya credited NIEHS support with helping make the award a reality. “The ONES grant set the ball rolling for me two years back and now I am just having lot of fun in science.”



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Posted by Vishal Vaidya on Mon, 5 Aug 2013