Arthur Prindle

Chemistry of Life Processes Institute members Evan Scott and Arthur Prindle were among a select group of Chicago scientists recognized as rising stars dedicated to translating research into real-world applications that meaningfully impact people’s lives in Halo’s annual ’40 under 40 Chicago Scientists’ list.  

Prindle, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, was recognized for his vision to engineer the human microbiome to monitor and treat diseases like diabetes and cancer.

Scott, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering, was recognized for his work designing  customizing nanomaterials to treat a wide range of disease, including heart disease, tuberculosis, cancer, glaucoma, Chagas disease, diabetes, neonatal vaccination, and transplant tolerance.

Evan Scott (center)

The researchers will be honored at the 2nd Annual Halo Awards on Saturday, October 12, at the Museum of Science and Industry.  Click here to register for the event.

Read the original story by Kevin Leland.