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Dr. Victoria Abraira Named 2019 Pew Scholar

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Dr. Victoria Abraira was named one of 22 Pew Scholars of 2019. She is only the fourth Pew Scholar form Rutgers in the 71 year history of the program and the first female faculty from Rutgers to receive this honor.

The Pew Charitable Trusts awarded 22 early-career researchers who have been selected to join the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. These promising scientists will receive four years of funding to invest in exploratory research to advance human health and tackle some of biomedicine’s most challenging questions. Dr. Abraira will explore the neural circuits involved in processing and responding to touch. To read the full announcement, click [here].