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

Instructor in 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: