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Medical student Helen Tian receives physician-scientist career development award

Helen Tian, a member of the School of Medicine Class of 2021, has been selected by the American Society of Hematology to receive one of five 2019-2020 Physician-Scientist Career Development Awards. This award program allows students to gain valuable research experience in hematology under the mentorship of a revered American Society of Hematology member.

Over the course of a year, Tian and her fellow award recipients are immersing themselves in hematology, spending more than 80 percent of their time conducting laboratory, translational or clinical research. They will each receive a total award amount of $42,000, which will help cover supplies, insurance, educational expenses, salary and meeting attendance.

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