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High-Risk, High-Reward grants awarded to Stanford researchers

This year’s awardees are developing a virtual biopsy, investigating the influential functions of lysosomes, researching the genetics of allergies, and working toward more powerful forms of cancer immunotherapy.

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Cheryll Ramirez, ‘the heart’ of VPUE, wins 2021 Amy J. Blue Award

Cheryll Ramirez, director of operations in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, is among this year’s winners of the Amy J. Blue Award, which honors staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work.

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Indigenous climate activist wins 2021 Bright Award

India Logan-Riley is the winner of the 2021 Bright Award, recognizing their work as co-founder of Te Ara Whatu, a group of Māori and Pasifika youth who are working for climate change solutions and Indigenous sovereignty.

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Cathy Garzio, ‘an amazing leader and a bright star’ wins a 2021 Amy J. Blue Award

Cathy Garzio, vice chair and director of finance and administration in the Department of Medicine at Stanford Medicine, is among this year’s winners of the Amy J. Blue Award, which honors staff who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work.

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Neuroscientist Michelle Monje awarded MacArthur ‘genius grant’

The neuroscientist and pediatric neuro-oncologist is being recognized for her work to understand healthy brain development and create therapies for a group of lethal brain tumors.

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Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek awarded Yidan Prize for work in education

Eric Hanushek, the Hoover Institution’s Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow, has been awarded the prestigious Yidan Prize for his pioneering research on improving the educational outcomes of students.

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15 Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars

Fifteen Stanford graduate students have been honored with Siebel Scholar awards presented by the Siebel Foundation in Redwood City.

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Karl Deisseroth wins Lasker Award

Discoveries by Deisseroth, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of bioengineering, and his two co-recipients regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to observe changes in their behavior.

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Three faculty announced as HHMI investigators

Three researchers join 21 other Stanford faculty as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. The seven-year term frees faculty to pursue the most innovative biomedical research.

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Vedika Khemani wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize

Theoretical physicist Vedika Khemani was recognized for her work on “time crystals” – a new non-equilibrium phase of matter.

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