Huda Zoghbi, MD
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health has selected Baylor College of Medicine’s Huda Zoghbi, MD, as the winner of the sixth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. The prize, which includes a $50,000 award, will be presented to Dr. Zoghbi in early June at the New York Academy of Sciences. The Ross Prize is awarded through the Feinstein Institute’s peer-reviewed, open-access journal, Molecular Medicine. Dr. Zoghbi’s research focuses on identifying the genetic causes of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases and a broader understanding of neurobiology.
The Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine is made possible by the Feinstein Institute board members and is awarded annually by Molecular Medicine. ■