Emerging Scholar Award Winners

Congratulations to ANA2020's first ever Emerging Scholar Award Winners

Sixteen presenters showcased their research during one of four ANA2020 Emerging Scholar Lecture Series sessions. All presentations were judged by ANA Fellows based on a set of criteria established by the Scientific Program Advisory Committee. The Emerging Scholar Award Winners achieved the highest-scoring presentation in their respective Emerging Scholar Lecture Series session.

Albert Davis, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
APOE Genotype Regulates Pathology and Disease Progression in Synucleinopathy
Juliane Gust, MD, PhD
Seattle Children's Research Institute,
Center for Integrative Brain Research
In-vivo Two-photon Imaging Reveals Brain Capillary Plugging During Neurotoxicity in a Mouse Model of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Therapy

Jennifer Orthmann-Murphy, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
An Undiagnosed White Matter Disorders Neurogenetics Clinic

Xilma Ortiz-Gonzalez, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
FTH1 De Novo Dominant Variants Alter Iron Metabolism and Cause a Pediatric Onset Neuroferritinopathy