Faculty Scholars Program
"It puts you in a different mindset to be a little bit more high-risk/high-reward, to go for the really impactful but possibly wrong hypothesis. Unrestricted funds are so crucially important for creativity. One hundred thousand dollars of unrestricted money is worth at least twice what $100,000 of restricted [is] because it allows you to nimbly follow up new ideas."
Michelle Monje, MD, PhD
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Endowed Faculty Scholar
Current CHRI Executive Committee Member
Associate Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery and of Pediatrics and of Pathology