Benjamin Spurgeon, HMS research fellow in pediatrics at Boston Children’s, was named a Marylou Ingram Scholar by the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry. The program is designed to enhance scientific and leadership experiences of young scientists in the field of cytometry.
Spurgeon develops new tests for the analysis of platelets in health and disease at the Center for Platelet Research Studies at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
Jeffrey Schnipper, HMS professor of medicine and director of clinical research at Brigham and Women's, was named to receive an inaugural DrFirst Healthiverse Heroes Award in the Healthcare Providers category.
The award honors healthcare providers and organizations that are breaking through information silos that stand in the way of clinical collaboration and patient care. Additionally, McLean Hospital received an honorable mention in the Hospitals and Health Systems (100-550 beds) category.