Rachel Fearns is awarded the Ernest Barsamian, MD Professorship

The Ernest Barsamian, MD Professorship is one of five new professorships supported by the generous Avedisian endowment and provides funding to foster education and research in the Department of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology.

In her acceptance address, Dr. Fearns acknowledged the impact that family, mentors, and Virology, Immunology & Microbiology faculty have had on her career, and gave thanks to the Avedisian family “I want to thank the generosity of the Avedisian family for this gift, I’m excited to take this on and to explore initiatives in research and education that we can now pursue with this endowment.”

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