The NIH Director's Pioneer Award program supports exceptionally creative scientists who take highly innovative—and often unconventional—approaches to major challenges in biomedical or behavioral research.
In 2009, the first group of NIH Pioneers completed their five-year projects. What have they accomplished, and what have we learned?
- Larry Abbott, Ph.D.
- George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D.
- Homme W. Hellinga, Ph.D.
- Joseph (Mike) McCune, M.D., Ph.D.
- Steven L. McKnight, Ph.D.
- Chad Mirkin, Ph.D.
- Rob Phillips, Ph.D.
- Xiaoliang (Sunney) Xie, Ph.D.
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