David Underhill, PhD, Wins 2020 PRISM Prize

September 10

The annual award recognizes a scientific breakthrough or critical medical insight made within the past five years by a Cedars-Sinai faculty member. It was presented Aug. 31 during an online Faculty Forum chaired by Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, executive vice president of Academic Affairs and dean of the Medical Faculty.

Ritchie Ho, PhD, (left) and doctoral student Thomas Mota review data from Mota's thesis project.

September 10

Mota's inner doubting Thomas departed when an email arrived recently from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announcing he had been awarded a Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. Mota is the first Cedars-Sinai graduate student to be named a Gilliam Fellow.

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