Researcher Earns Chancellor's Distinguished Award

Dr. Cecilia Lo is a recipient of the 2016 Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Research for Senior Scholars. In his award letter, the Chancellor told Lo that the selection committee was impressed by her unique research on the genetic and developmental etiology of congenital heart disease. "You are highly respected in both the basic and clinical sciences for your ability to bring your work in the basic sciences to use in the clinical research field," Gallagher stated. He cited as well Lo's mentorship of junior faculty, prominence as an invited speaker—including more than 15 scientific conferences last year, and publication record in journals including Science, Nature, and the Journal of Clinical Investigation.