Stories by John D. Scott and Tony Pawson
The tiny cells in our bodies harbor amazing internal communication networks. Understanding how those circuits are organized could help scientists develop new therapies for many serious disorders
JOHN D. SCOTT and TONY PAWSON collaborate on understanding the molecular architecture that enables hormonal and other signals to be relayed properly within cells. Scott is an associate investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a senior scientist at the Vollum Institute at the Oregon Health Sciences University. Pawson is head of the program in molecular biology and cancer at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, a professor of molecular and medical genetics at the University of Toronto, and a distinguished professor of the Medical Research Council of Canada.