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E.W. "Al" Thrasher Award


Congratulations to the recent recipients of the E.W. "Al" Thrasher Award.  We look forward to working with these investigators as they work towards finding solutions to improve the health of children worldwide.​

David Anderson, PhD – Burnet Institute 

Improved diagnosis of active syphilis at point-of-care for the elimination of congenital syphilis


Gary L. Darmstadt, MD, MS – Stanford University School of Medicine

Emollient therapy for severe acute malnutrition: Randomized controlled clinical trial in Bangladesh


Michael R. DeBaun, MD, MPH – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Hydroxyurea for stroke prevention in children with Sickle Cell Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa


Reynaldo Martorell, PhD – Emory University

Assessing the impact of home fortification of complementary foods on child cognitive development


Catherine G. Sutcliffe, PhD – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Evaluation of a novel HIV point-of-care test for early infant diagnosis at birth in rural Zambia


Michael D. Weiss, MD​ – University of Florida

Melatonin as a neuroprotective therapy in neonates with HIE undergoing hypothermia


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