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Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Superstring theorist at University of Florida wins 2015 Heineman Prize
The American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics announced today that theoretical physicist Pierre Ramond, director of the Institute for Fundamental Theory at the University of Florida, has won the 2015 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics -- one of the highest honors for scientific investigators in that field.
Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes

Contact: Jason Socrates Bardi
jbardi@aip.org
240-535-4954
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
University Hospitals Neurological Institute earns Gold Center of Excellence designation
University Hospitals Neurological Institute was designated as a Gold Center of Excellence and featured as a top performing center in a white paper by NeuStrategy, Inc.

Contact: George Stamatis
george.stamatis@uhhospitals.rog
216-844-3667
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Public Release: 22-Oct-2014
Rafael Ortega, M.D., honored at Annual Leaders in Diversity Awards
Rafael Ortega, M.D., the associate dean of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Boston University School of Medicine, has been selected by the Boston Business Journal as an honoree for the Annual Leaders in Diversity Awards. This award honors companies and individuals for their leadership in successfully promoting inclusiveness and opportunity. This year, the Leaders in Diversity program will feature nine winners in four categories and Ortega will be awarded the Corporate Leadership award for his exceptional work at the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

Contact: Amy Gorel
agorel@bu.edu
617-638-6822
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Ames Laboratory scientist receives award for advancing diversity
Javier Vela, scientist with the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and an assistant professor in chemistry at Iowa State University, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in Chemical Sciences.

Contact: Steve Karsjen
karsjen@ameslab.gov
515-294-5643
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine dean, department chair elected to IOM
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean Pamela B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., and Department of Physiology and Biophysics Chair Walter Boron, M.D., Ph.D., have won election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the nation's most prestigious societies for health and medicine.

Contact: Jeannette Spalding
jeannette.spalding@case.edu
216-368-3004
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
HP supercomputer at NREL garners top honor
A supercomputer created by Hewlett-Packard and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory that uses warm water to cool its servers, and then re-uses that water to heat its building, has been honored as one of the top technological innovations of the year by R&D Magazine.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Martin Seligman, founder of positive psychology, to receive inaugural Tang Prize
Martin Seligman will visit the University of Toronto to receive the inaugural Tang Prize for Achievements in Psychology and deliver an address entitled 'Positive Psychology: The Cutting Edge' on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. The Tang Prize was created by Fay Tang of the Tang Foundation to recognize an individual who has made an indelible impact on the field of psychology and to raise awareness of the important contributions that psychologists make to society's well-being.

Contact: Kim Luke
kim.luke@utoronto.ca
416-978-4352
University of Toronto

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
2014 Nobel laureates in chemistry and economics supported by the National Science Foundation
Two scientists whose work was supported by the National Science Foundation were among the 13 Nobel Prize winners announced earlier this month.

Contact: Bobbie Mixon
bmixon@nsf.gov
703-292-8070
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
International Society for Computational Biology's Seventh Annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference
MARC travel awards announced for: RECOMB/ISCB conference
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Maximizing Access to Research Careers Program has announced the travel award recipients for the International Society for Computational Biology's Seventh Annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics from November 9-14, 2014 in San Diego, CA
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
AMP 2014 Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration
MARC travel awards announced for: AMP 2014 Meeting
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the AMP 2014 Annual Meeting in National Harbor, Md. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the AMP 2014 Annual Meeting. This year MARC conferred 3 awards totaling $5,550.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Springer and Tsinghua University Press award Nano Research Award
Professor Charles M. Lieber -- the Mark Hyman Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University -- has been presented with the first-ever Tsinghua University Press-Springer Nano Research Award.

Contact: Alexander K. Brown
alexander.brown@springer.com
212-620-8063
Springer Science+Business Media

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
University of Houston receives IEEE Milestone Award
The University of Houston will be recognized Nov. 17 by IEEE as the site of the discovery by physicist Paul Chu and colleagues of a material that made high temperature superconductivity practical for real-world applications. The University will receive IEEE's prestigious Milestone Award.

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Institute of Medicine names 4 Anniversary Fellows for 2014
The Institute of Medicine has selected four outstanding health professionals for the class of 2014 Institute of Medicine Anniversary Fellows.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Vikram Patel receives Institute of Medicine's 2014 Sarnat Prize
The Institute of Medicine today awarded the 2014 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Vikram Patel, professor of international mental health and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and at the Public Health Foundation of India.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Linda Aiken receives Institute of Medicine's 2014 Lienhard Award
The Institute of Medicine today presented the Gustav O. Lienhard Award to Linda Aiken, Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, for her rigorous research demonstrating the importance of nursing care and work environments in achieving safe, effective, patient-centered, and affordable health care.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Penn physician and historian Robert Aronowitz elected to Institute of Medicine
Robert Aronowitz, a physician and historian at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in the health-care field. He joins 69 other new members and 10 foreign associates in the 2014 class.

Contact: Katherine Unger Baillie
kbaillie@upenn.edu
215-898-9194
University of Pennsylvania

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Institute of Medicine 44th Annual Meeting
Gerald F. Joyce elected to the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences
Gerald F. Joyce is elected to the Institute of Medicine, the US National Academies of Sciences announced following the IOM's 44th annual meeting. Joyce is perhaps best known as one of the inventors of directed evolution technology and, more recently, for creating the first self-replicating RNA enzyme.

Contact: Mariellen Gallagher
mariellen.gallagher@novartis.com
41-613-248-137
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Institute of Medicine elects 70 new members, 10 foreign associates
The Institute of Medicine today announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 44th annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Institute of Medicine honors members for outstanding service
The Institute of Medicine honored members Dan G. Blazer and Richard B. Johnston Jr. for their outstanding service during the IOM's 44th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Elliot L. Chaikof, M.D., Ph.D., elected to Institute of Medicine
Elliot L. Chaikof, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bprescot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Director of Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease elected to Institute of Medicine
Deepak Srivastava, M.D., the Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Director of the Roddenberry Center for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine.

Contact: Dana Smith
dana.smith@gladstone.ucsf.edu
415-734-2532
Gladstone Institutes

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Dr. Joseph Takahashi elected to National Academies of Sciences' Institute of Medicine
Dr. Joseph Takahashi, Chairman of Neuroscience at UT Southwestern Medical Center since 2009, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, a component of the prestigious National Academies of Sciences.

Contact: Deborah Wormser
deborah.wormser@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
Two MD Anderson faculty named to Institute of Medicine
Two leaders at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies in recognition of their contributions to medical science and health care.

Contact: Ron Gilmore
rlgilmore1@mdanderson.org
713-745-1898
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 18-Oct-2014
27th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Dick Swaab wins the 2014 ECNP Media Award
Europe's leading applied neuroscience association, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 ECNP Media Award is Dick Swaab, for his book, We are our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's. Presented annually, the ECNP Media Award recognizes outstanding contributions to destigmatizing disorders of the brain. It is accompanied by a prize of € 5,000.
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Media Award

Contact: Press Office
press@ecnp.eu
39-349-238-8191
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Public Release: 17-Oct-2014
UW physicist receives American Ingenuity Award for icecube effort
Francis Halzen, the University of Wisconsin-Madison physicist who was the driving force behind the giant neutrino telescope known as IceCube at the South Pole, has been named a winner of the 2014 American Ingenuity Award.

Contact: Francis Halzen
francis.halzen@icecube.wisc.edu
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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