2023 WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Awards Announced

Neil Kasaci, David Smerkous, Roselena S. Schuh, Zhenting Zhang, Chester B. Whitley, Chloé Dias, Nissrine Ballout, Jason A. Weesner, Anna-Maria Wiesinger (Not pictured: Hannah Best, Xiangli Zhao) 

Congratulations to the ten individuals selected to receive the 19th Annual WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Award. The award is a partial scholarship towards attendance at WORLDSymposium 2023. 75 investigators-in-training submitted an application for the award, and the review process was difficult due to the excellent caliber of all the applications. WORLDSymposium would like to congratulate all of the applicants for their hard work.

The following individuals received the 2023 WORLDSymposium Young Investigator Award at the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2023 at 7:30 AM EST:

  • Nissrine Ballout, Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  • Hannah Best, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Chloé Dias, Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  • Neil Kasaci, Lysosomal and Rare Disorders Research and Treatment Center, Fairfax, Virginia, United States
  • Roselena S. Schuh, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • David Smerkous, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States
  • Jason A. Weesner, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Anna-Maria Wiesinger, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • Zhenting Zhang, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • Xiangli Zhao, New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States