Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health doctoral student Brianna Swartwout has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31 predoctoral grant. Swartwout works in the lab of Xin Luo, associate professor of immunology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology.

The Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program, which offers both M.S. and Ph.D. options, is a research-intensive, multidisciplinary program in the biomedical and health sciences that emphasizes the concept of “translational science” across multiple levels of inquiry.  The program  brings together students from the life, behavioral, physical, engineering, and computational sciences to consider today’s major health challenges.