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College announces winners of Lasker Foundation essay competition

The Carver College of Medicine has announced the winners of its internal essay competition. The internal competition was held in conjunction with the 2014 Lasker Foundation Essay Contest which sought writings on the subject of innovative ways to build support and ensure funding for medical research.

  • First Place- $500 Award
    "Crowdfunding Redesigned: A Mechanism to Connect Scientists and the General Public"
    Nick Andresen, M2
      
  • Second Place (tie)- $250 Award 
    "Creation of an Independent Lasker Trust to Fund Biomedical Research"
    Elizabeth Boehm, Graduate Student, Biochemistry

     "Aurispa: il miglior fabbro"
    Nick Borcherding, Medical Scientist Training Program 

Congratulations to the 2014 Carver College of Medicine winners!