Kathryn Hamilton, PhD, wins a 2024 American Gastroenterological Association Award

Dr. Kathryn Hamilton

Center member and University of Pennsylvania faculty, Dr. Kathryn Hamilton won the Young Investigator Award in Basic Science by the American Gastroenterological Association.

“AGA honors Kathryn Hamilton, PhD, with the Young Investigator Award in Basic Science. Dr. Hamilton’s research focuses on post-transcriptional gene regulation in the intestinal response to injury and inflammation. In parallel, she is emerging as a nationally recognized investigator in the use of patient-derived organoids for the study of pediatric intestinal diseases. Dr. Hamilton is also devoted to training and mentoring, particularly women and those from underrepresented backgrounds. Dr. Hamilton is currently an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.”

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