FACULTY AWARD: Three Princeton researchers named NIH New Innovators

Oct. 6, 2014 1 p.m.

Three Princeton University researchers have received 2014 Director's New Innovator Awards from the National Institutes of Health: Tim Buschman, an assistant professor of psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI); Michael McAlpine, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering; and Mala Murthy, an assistant professor of molecular biology and PNI. The awards support innovative work by early-career scientists, and were among 85 grants given to "highly innovative" biomedical projects nationwide as part of the 2014 NIH's High Risk-High Reward program.