Leslie Huang, member of Farrell Research Group, awarded travel grant to European Cystic Fibrosis Conference

The European Cystic Fibrosis Society awarded Leslie Huang, a third-year medical student at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and a student researcher in the Farrell Research Group, a travel grant to attend the 46th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, June 7–10. During the conference, Huang will present her abstract “Polygenic Risk Score and Socioenvironmental Factors Predict Early-onset Lung Disease in Young Children with CF.” Huang’s mentor is Philip Farrell, MD, PhD, emeritus dean and professor, UW School of Medicine and Public Health.