Teva Pharmaceuticals Scholars the News

Dr. Phil S. Baran
Scripps Research Institute

Dr. Phil S. Baran, a Professor at The Scripps Research Institute received the 2013 MacArthur Fellowships award. Dr. Baran is currently a TEVA Pharmaceuticals Scholars grant holder, awarded in the 2012 competition: his TEVA research project is “Scalable Routes to Complex Terpenes.” Additional information on his research can be found at his web site.

On Wednesday September 25, 2013, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 24 recipients of (i.e., grants for exceptionally creative individuals nicknamed “genius” grants”).  The awards for 2013 are $625,000, paid out over five years, with “no strings attached” and no reporting requirements, so recipients have maximum freedom to follow their creative ideas.