2012 Pew Latin American Fellow Natalia Martin studies the molecular mechanisms underlying innate immunity—the body’s first, non-specific line of defense against invading pathogens.
2011 Pew biomedical scholar Michael Kuhns studies the processes leading to immunity in vertebrates and researches how cells communicate with each other to induce the appropriate immune response to an invading pathogen or a vaccine.
Will Harris's farm is proof that meat producers can promote animal welfare and environmental sustainability without using antibiotics in feed to promote growth.
2012 Pew biomedical scholar Aimee Shen is looking for ways to disable the bacteria Clostridium difficile, which contribute to 14,000 deaths linked to diarrheal illnesses in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC.
Nutrition standards for school meals were last updated in January 2012—the first update since 1995. As a result, students are seeing more fruits, vegetables and whole grains on the menu, as well as less saturated fat and sodium.
After losing his father, a World War II veteran who died from complications from Listeria, Paul F. Schwarz is now a tireless advocate for food safety. Here’s his story about his dad and the foodborne illness that took his life.
Julia A. Moore, Director, Research
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