Dr. Gaston speaking to a group.

2015 Scholar-Innovators

Robert Bonomo, MD

Robert Bonomo, MD

Case Western Reserve University

Novel antibacterial agents to treat drug-resistant infections

John Burnett Jr., MD

John Burnett Jr., MD

Mayo Clinic

Novel peptide therapy for heart failure

Nicole Calakos, MD, PHD

Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD

Duke University

Novel targeting of the ER Stress Response Pathway to treat movement disorders of the nervous system

David Clemmons, MD

David Clemmons, MD

University of North Carolina

Novel class of drugs to treat osteoporosis

Barry Coller, MD

Barry Coller, MD

Rockefeller University

A new pre-hospital therapy to treat a heart attack

Clark Distelhorst, MD

Clark Distelhorst, MD

Case Western Reserve University

Targeting a new pathway to treat blood cancers

Xianxin Hua, MD, PHD

Xianxin Hua, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

A drug that regenerates pancreas cells to treat diabetes

Richard Johnson, MD

Richard Johnson, MD

University of Colorado

A novel drug class to treat obesity and diabetes

Marikki Laiho, MD, PHD

Marikki Laiho, MD, PhD

Johns Hopkins University

A first-in-kind small molecule that targets an essential mechanism for cancer cell survival

Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PHD

Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PhD

Duke University

A new osteoporosis therapy that increases bone mass

Ira Tabas, MD, PHD

Ira Tabas, MD, PhD

Columbia University

Targeting a new pathway common to diabetes and atherosclerosis