The Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

Stuart Orkin

2018 Nemmers Prize in Medical Science Recipient

Stuart Orkin

Harvard Medical School

For his influential work on blood disorders.

Dr. Stuart H. Orkin, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Boston Children's Hospital and professor at Harvard Medical School is known for his landmark discoveries into blood cell development and the genetic basis of blood disorders. More »

Huda Zoghbi

2016 Nemmers Prize in Medical Science Recipient

Huda Zoghbi

Baylor College of Medicine

For her groundbreaking research on Rett syndrome and other neurological disorders.

Zoghbi's specialties are pediatrics, molecular and human genetics, and neurology and neuroscience. She is known for her work regarding Rett syndrome and spinocerebellar ataxias. More »