Klein Lab Researcher Nydiaris Hernandez-Santos, PhD Receives Postdoctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Nydiaris Hernandez-Santos, PhD, who was recently awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH-NIAID) in the amount of $58,864.

In her grant, entitled, “Role of airway epithelial cells in host defense against pulmonary fungal pathogens,” she will test the hypothesis that airway epithelial cells underpin the generation of adaptive immunity to fungi. This 13-month fellowship is under the sponsorship of Bruce Klein, MD.