Salk scientist Ronald Evans receives a 2020 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist Award

LA JOLLA?Salk Professor Ronald Evans, Howard Hughes Medical investigator?and director of Salk?s Gene Expression Laboratory, has been awarded a 2020 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award by the NOMIS Foundation, a?Swiss foundation that supports high-risk basic research. The award, which totals $2.5M, recognizes scientists for their ?outstanding contributions to the advancement of science and human progress through their pioneering, innovative and collaborative research,? according to NOMIS. The award will enable Evans to decode how different parts of the body, including the brain, endocrine glands, gut, liver, immune cells and the microbiome, cooperate to maintain health.

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