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Goldman Wins ASCPT Award

Jennifer Goldman, MD, Infectious Diseases, is the recipient of the Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (ASCPT). She will be honored at the 2020 annual ASPCT meeting for her contributions in clinical pharmacology and translational science.

Dr. Goldman's work centers on adverse drug reactions in children and her current RO1 is focused specifically on the trimethoprim component in patients who develop an idiosyncratic drug reaction while receiving trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Dr. Goldman was selected among many highly qualified candidates and this award speaks to her valuable contributions in the field of clinical pharmacology.

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