MacArthur Fellow 2008: Wafaa El-Sadr, physician

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Wafaa El-Sadr is an Infectious Disease Physician introducing multi-pronged treatment strategies for some of the most pressing pandemics of our time – HIV/AIDS and TB – diseases that often afflict people with the least access to quality health care. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic...

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Sally Temple, neuroscientist

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Sally Temple is a neuroscientist tracing the natural interactions of differentiating neurons, bringing us closer to developing effective methods for treating central nervous system damage. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of MacArthur...

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Peter Pronovost, physician

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Peter Pronovost is a critical care physician devising life-saving, clinical practices to improve patient safety in hospitals and spare countless lives from deadly consequences of human error. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of MacArthur...

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Diane Meier, geriatrician

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Diane Meier is a geriatrician transforming treatment for the seriously ill into more humane and effective care. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of MacArthur Fellows knows neither boundaries nor the constraints of age, place, and endeavor.

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Adam Riess, astronomer

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Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University is an astronomer designing experiments and devices to advance understanding of the geometry of the universe and the story of both its beginning and its end. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of...