Eichhorn earns NIH award

Photo Credit: Catherine Eichhorn
Catherine Eichhorn
by CAS MarComm Thu, 09/23/2021 - 14:00

Catherine Eichhorn earned a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health.

The award increases the efficiency of NIGMS funding by providing investigators with greater stability and flexibility, enhancing scientific productivity and the chances for important breakthroughs. It also helps distribute funding more widely among talented and promising investigators.

Eichhorn specializes in the study of RNA and recently earned a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.