2016 David R. Cox Scholarship for Rare Compassion Awardees

Global Genes and STAND celebrate these awardees and all of the medical students who participated in the Cox Scholarship this year. We also thank the patient and families who are connected with our Foundation Alliance and who opened up their homes and lives to help future physicians learn more and develop compassion for the daily challenges facing the rare community.



1st Place
New York University School of Medicine
Nemaline Myopathy




2nd Place
Baylor College of Medicine
Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 15/29




3rd Place
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Trisomy 18