NIH: Scientists of Color Underfunded

Margee Louisias, an associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, wants to study ways to reduce asthma in minority children.

From the Chronicle: “Black academics, already underrepresented in science, are less likely to land grants that are critical to advancing their careers, in part because they tend to want to study interventions that could improve the health of poor Americans of color.” Read the Chronicle story here (which may require campus access or subscription) and the original NIH AAAS paper here.

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