The Gilliam Fellows for 2006.
Current Institution: National Institutes of Health
Jonathan Abraham wants to do medical research, but he is also committed to dispelling myths that degrade minorities.
|John P. Cassady
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John Cassady expects to apply skills he learned in sports to his future career in scientific research.
|Ana G. Cristancho
University of Miami
Current Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Ana Cristancho dreams of becoming "a healer and a hero" to children with cancer.
|Tam M. Nguyen
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Tam Nguyen would like to establish a foundation to bring better medical care and equipment to her native Vietnam.
|Kevin B. O'Brien
University of Colorado-Boulder
Current Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kevin O'Brien wants to find out how acute and persistant viral infections may lead to autoimmune disease.
|Edwin H. Rodriguez
Edwin Rodriguez is already doing research on how insufficient levels of oxygen in blood or tissue may be linked to kidney cancer.