Established in 2022, this distinguished award acknowledges two exceptional physician- scientists from the DOM and PePSTP. The recipients of this award will receive $10,000/each to support their lab research. These awards will be presented each year at the Kornfeld Physician-Scientist Lecture

2022 Kornfeld Fellows

Laura Marks, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical School: University of Buffalo

Mentor: Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD

Research Interests: the pathophysiology of invasive staphylococcal disease in PWID using genomic epidemiology and molecular biology models

Suong Nguyen, MD, PhD

Instructor in Pediatrics

Medical School: University of Texas-Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Mentor: Daniel Goldberg, MD, PhD

Research Interests: