Freddy E. Escorcia, Tri-I MD-PhD graduating class of 2012 and currently a researcher at the National Cancer Institute, has been named among the 2021 Lasker Scholars by a joint project of the Lasker Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. 
Sanjeethan "Sanjee" Baksh, eighth year student in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program, has been named 2021 STAT Wunderkind. Dr. Baksh earned his PhD from the Fuchs Lab at The Rockefeller Univeristy in 2020 and will graduate with his MD from Weill Cornell Medicine in 2022.Read more about Sanjee and his award.
This July Alfred Chin, fourth year student in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program, won the grand prize of 20,000€ at the 2022 Merck Innovation Cup.The Merck Innovation Cup is an annual competition open to PhD students/postdocs from all over the world to develop an innovative project plan. This year, 42 people (7 teams of 6) were invited to Darmstadt, Germany out of 3580 applicants.