Dr. Gaston speaking to a group.

2016 Scholar-Innovators

Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD

Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD

University of California, San Diego

Development of a novel biologic for rheumatoid arthritis

Stanley N. Cohen, MD

Stanley N. Cohen, MD

Stanford University

Novel strategy and target for treating Huntington’s disease and other inherited neurodegenerative disorders

Benjamin Gaston, MD

Benjamin Gaston, MD

Case Western Reserve University

A respiratory stimulant in perioperative and critical care settings

Rama K. Mallampalli, MD

Rama K. Mallampalli, MD

University of Pittsburgh

Development of inhibitors that prevent lung transplantation rejection

M. Peter Marinkovich, MD

M. Peter Marinkovich, MD

Stanford University

Novel therapeutic for disfiguring skin diseases such as psoriasis

David J. Milan, MD

David J. Milan, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Promising therapy for inherited heart rhythm disorders

Kevin D. Niswender, MD, PhD

Kevin D. Niswender, MD, PhD

Vanderbilt University

Novel compounds for diabetes, psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders

Susan P. Perrine, MD

Susan P. Perrine, MD

Boston University

Therapeutic for sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassem

Ann Marie Schmidt, MD

Ann Marie Schmidt, MD

NYU School of Medicine

Development of a therapeutic for prevention and treatment of diabetic complications, rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease

Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD

Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD

Yale University

Novel approach to treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and diabetes