The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2022

The 30th Young Investigators Award was announced on June 29 at Medicine Grand Rounds. This award, supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation, is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research.


Christopher N. Parkhurst, M.D., Ph.D.

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Microbial Regulation of Microglial Synaptic Phagocytosis


Lily D. Yan, M.D., M.Sc.

General Internal Medicine
Alarmingly High Lead Exposure Associated with Elevated Blood Pressure in Haiti: A Warning Sign for Low-Income Countries


Roberta Zappasodi, Ph.D.

Hematology & Medical Oncology
Oncogenicity and Immunogenicity Trade-Offs Determine Hotspot Tumor-Driver Mutations

2022 Young Investigators Award

L to R: Drs. Tony Hollenberg, Lily Yan, Christopher Parkhurst, Roberta Zappasodi