For pioneering work in cardiopulmonary defects in newborns

WASHINGTON: An Indian scientist, Mala R. Chinoy, has been chosen for the 2006 Science Spectrum Trailblazer award for her pioneering work in cardiopulmonary defects in newborns.

Dr. Chinoy, Professor of Surgery at the Penn State College of Medicine, is one of the five scientists of Indian origin to be honoured with the award this year. PTI