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Awards and Qualifications

Howard Hughes Medical Institute-Foundation Fighting Blindness Medical Student Research Fellowship 2017-2019

Alpha Omega Alpha, Emory University 2017

Robert W. Woodruff Fellowship in Medicine, Emory University 2014-2020

A.B. magna cum laude with high honors, Harvard University 2014

Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University 2014

Joseph Garrison Parker Prize, Harvard University 2014

Harvard College Research Program Grant, Harvard University 2013

John Harvard Scholarship, Harvard University 2012

Marta Stevanovic

MSc Student and HHMI-FFB Research Fellow

Marta Stevanovic is a recipient of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute-Foundation Fighting Blindness (HHMI-FFB) Medical Student Research Fellowship.

Marta completed her undergraduate studies at Harvard University in 2014. After college, Marta received a Robert W. Woodruff Fellowship, a merit-based full ride scholarship, to attend Emory University School of Medicine. As a third year medical student, Marta was awarded a HHMI-FFB research fellowship to study stem cell therapies for age-related macular degeneration under the supervision of Dr. Mark Humayun at the University of Southern California and Dr. Dennis Clegg at the University of California Santa Barbara.

As a second year HHMI-FFB fellow, Marta is pursuing a Master’s of Science by Research under the supervision of Professor Robert MacLaren. Her current project focuses on using CRISPR/Cas9 for the treatment of inherited retinal disease.