Brooks named Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences

Written by
Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications, Princeton University
June 13, 2023

The Pew Charitable Trusts announced today that John Brooks, assistant professor of molecular biology at Princeton University, is one of 22 new Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences.

Brooks and the other Pew scholars will receive four years of funding to spearhead innovative studies exploring human health and medicine.

“From vaccine development to treatments for complex diseases, biomedical research is foundational to solving some of the world’s greatest health challenges,” said Susan K. Urahn, Pew’s president and CEO. “Pew is thrilled to welcome this new class of researchers and support their efforts to advance scientific knowledge and improve human health.”

Brooks will continue his explorations of how our circadian rhythm, the internal clock that regulates the human body in tandem with the time of day, works with the immune system to maintain harmony with the gut microbiome. ...

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