Dr. Asma Nusrat Receives 2024 Rous-Whipple Award at ASIP Meeting

By Lynn McCain | October 24 2023

Asma Nusrat 500.jpgDr. Asma Nusrat, F. Peyton Rous Professor and Director of Experimental Pathology, was awarded the 2024 Rous-Whipple award at the American Society for Investigative Pathology Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 22, 2023 in Baltimore, MD.

The ASIP Rous-Whipple Award is presented to a senior scientist with a distinguished career in research who has advanced the understanding of disease and has continued productivity at the time of the award, including impactful science, teaching, mentorship, leadership in the field of pathology, and contributions to the Society. 

Dr. Charles Parkos, Chair of Pathology and joint investigator in their shared laboratory, stated in his award nomination letter, "Dr. Nusrat is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the area of basic research on epithelial pathobiology, most notably for her contributions to understanding molecular mechanisms regulating barrier function and wound repair over the past 25 years… it has become clear that her outstanding scientific accomplishments stem, in part, from her highly collaborative nature that crosses departments, schools and institutions…. She is clearly a world’s leader and expert in her field of research while also encompassing the passion and commitment to serve and train the next generation of experimental pathologists...”

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nusrat on this prestigious award!

To read the full nomination portfolio, please visit the ASIP Site.