Charlotte Sumner Receives Outstanding Mentorship Award
Charlotte Sumner, M.D., a professor of neurology and neuroscience, has received a 2022 Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). She was recognized for her dedication to superior mentorship and training in neuroscience research. Awardees receive $100,000 in the form of a supplement to an existing NINDS grant to support their efforts to foster the career advancement of additional trainees. Sumner says that as a clinician scientist, she teaches and mentors in several settings: classroom, clinic and inpatient wards. In her research laboratory, she mentors post-baccalaureate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.