Congratulations to Gordon Laurie for receiving the Pinn Scholars award

We are pleased to announce that Gordon Laurie, Professor of Cell Biology, was selected to be a member of the inaugural class of Pinn Scholars in the School of Medicine for 2016.  The Pinn Scholars program was designed to support and recognize our mid-level faculty and is named in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn, the only woman and only African American graduate of the UVA School of Medicine Class of 1967.  Gordon was chosen on the basis of his past research accomplishments and a proposed research project, to take his work in novel directions.  His project:  Development of a structural model of ocular homeostasis to support the development of candidate drugs for dry eye disease.