From developing hydrogels for faster wound healing to identifying a new biomarker for neuroblastoma, these forty scientists represent the next generation of big shoulder Chicago scientists working to translate innovation into application, from bench to bedside. Like most of science, those who ultimately benefit from their efforts may still be generations away.

At the 2nd Annual Halo Awards, we said “Thank You” to these rising stars and our three “Heroes of Medicine.” Learn more about the scientists and their research below.