School of Medicine

Tsai named a 2023 Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Tony Tsai, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2023 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. He is one of 22 early-career researchers in the biomedical sciences to receive the honor.

The four-year grant will fund Tsai’s investigation into how the cells in an embryo sense their local environment and neighboring cells to make decisions about their developmental fate. His research may inform treatments for developmental disorders.


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