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Foundation provides awards to physician–scientists

July 30, 2016

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation presented Clinical Scientist Development Awards to 17 junior physician–scientists.

The recipients are between 1 and 5 years into their first faculty appointments. The awards — which consist of $495,000 per year for 3 years — are designed to support recipients’ transition into independent clinical research careers.

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