Congratulations to Dr Garza for being appointed by Dean Rothman as a Daniel Nathans Scientific Innovator.  Named after Dr. Daniel Nathans, a former Professor & Chair of Microbiology at Johns Hopkins and a 1979 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, this honor recognizes SOM faculty of the highest level of impact.  Also known as the “Nathans Scholar”, this award comes with significant financial support to enhance Dr. Garza’s research for the next 5 years.  Dr. Garza is the first Dermatology faculty to receive this award.