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Advancing Discovery

By September 16, 2022No Comments

The road to illuminating the biological mysteries of the human body is filled with hurdles, not the least of which is the daunting task of obtaining funding to support early-stage discoveries.

At Harvard Medical School, the Dean’s Innovation Awards addressed that challenge by providing catalytic early support for research projects probing some of the most confounding questions in biomedicine, such as the molecular roots of congenital heart disease, what fuels and regulates the brain’s energy consumption, and the interaction between the immune and nervous systems during infection.