Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

10/25/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/26/2020 21:53

MD/PhD student receives Young Investigator Award

Kris Manto, MD/PhD student


Kris Manto, a student in Penn State College of Medicine's MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, is one of the receipients of the 2020 Baxter Young Investigator Award.

October 24, 2020Penn State College of Medicine News

This cash award, given by Baxter Healthcare Corp., was developed to stimulate and reward research that can be directly used for critical-care therapies and the development of medical products that save and sustain patients lives.

Manto is from Fairless Hills, Pa., and received her bachelor's degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2017. She is currently in her second year of Biomedical Sciences PhD training, working in the lab of Dr. John Elfar.

Manto's accomplishment will be honored during a virtual ceremony Nov. 12, 2020.

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