Dr. Gaston speaking to a group.

2017 Scholar-Innovators

Paul Bollyky, MD, PhD

Paul Bollyky, MD, PhD

Stanford University

A novel drug for Type I Diabetes

Ambrose Cheung, MD

Ambrose Cheung, MD

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

A novel treatment against MRSA and other Gram+ bacterial infections

Giulio Draetta, MD, PhD

Giulio Draetta, MD, PhD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

A new therapy and first in-human trials for pancreatic cancer

Seth Field, MD, PhD

Seth Field, MD, PhD

University of California San Diego

A novel pathway causing cancer

Todd Gould, MD

Todd Gould, MD

University of Maryland School of Medicine

A new medicine for depression

John Letterio, MD

John Letterio, MD

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals

A promising drug for Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and cancer

David Lombard, MD, PhD

David Lombard, MD, PhD

University of Michigan

A new strategy in melanoma therapy

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD

University of Arizona

A novel class of cancer drugs and radiation sensitizers

Deepak Nijhawan, MD, PhD

Deepak Nijhawan, MD, PhD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

A first-in-class immunotherapy for cancer

Stuart Orkin, MD

Stuart Orkin, MD

Boston Children’s Hospital

A novel treatment for sickle cell disease

Daniel Ory, MD

Daniel Ory, MD

Washington University

A breakthrough treatment for Niemann-Pick C disease, a rare neurological disease