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Contact: Holly Brown-Ayers
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Brigham and Women's Hospital

Robert Sackstein, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Caption: Robert Sackstein, M.D., Ph.D., of the Dermatology Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), has been granted a prestigious Program of Excellence Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support investigations in glycobiology: the discipline which studies how sugars direct biologic processes. This particular Program of Excellence Award, the “Program of Excellence in Glycosciences”, is one of only five bestowed nation-wide, and provides more than $17 million of funding over a seven year period to support research in the lab of Dr. Sackstein and his collaborators.

Credit: Holly Brown-Ayers, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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