Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

The Hartwell Foundation recognizes promising investigators conducting cutting edge biomedical research. This prestigious award is enabling us to research alterations of gut-brain neural circuits in autism. Today, autism affects 1 in 68 U.S. children and more than half suffer from gut disturbances.

Polak Young Investigator Award

Our P.I. is recognized with the Polak Young Investigator Award from The Association for Chemoreception Sciences.

Grass Fellowship in the Neurosciences

In 2014, Diego received a Grass Fellowship in the Neurosciences to conduct a summer research project at the Marine Biological Laboratory. The MBL is consider the cradle of neurobiology in the United States. The Grass Fellowship is its flagship award for young and promising neuroscientists.