Dr. Byrd was honored on Thursday at the inaugural Academy of SHEroes Gala.  Dr. Byrd was nominated by N.C. A&T for her research on Alzheimer’s and efforts to raise more than $65 million to advance research as well as students and women in biomedical and STEM fields.

(Article:  http://www.greensboro.com/business/awards_achievements/local-women-honored-at-inaugural-academy-of-sheroes-gala/article_520b88e4-1f20-5800-b16d-de44472bf85f.html)

In addition, Dr. Byrd will also receive the BEYA Innovation Award at the 32nd BEYA STEM conference being held this week in Washington, DC..

Congratulations Dr. Byrd!