Robert K. Kerlan, M.D., FSIR, chief of interventional radiology and a professor of clinical radiology and surgery at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, delivered the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2015 Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecturer during the opening session of SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Editorial Board has selected six papers published by PNAS in 2014 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize.
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education -- the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America -- is proud to announce its newest awardees. The presentation of the awards will occur at AGHE's 41st Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, taking place from February 26 to March 1 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee.
Biophysics professor Lene Oddershede of the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute at the Faculty of Science will receive an EliteForsk Award -- Denmark's largest public research award -- on Thursday, Feb. 26. Lene Oddershede's work mainly focuses on an interdisciplinary research domain where physics, biology and medicine merge. Among other things, award funding will go to build new equipment that will be used to better understand how the development of stem cells can be steered for the benefit of patients worldwide.
A one-size-fits-all approach to African agriculture development will not lead to growth, suggests research published in Food policy. The authors of the study say that instead of blindly adopting 'solutions' that have worked in other continents, governments and researchers should consider the context more closely and develop a tailored approach. Selected by an international advisory board, the research paper has been awarded this month's Elsevier Atlas award.
The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 22 winners of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards in Type 1 Diabetes.
In pursuit of a graduate degree next year in the United Kingdom, an Ohio State Honors student will leverage what he's learned about using specialized processors at the Ohio Supercomputer Center to study cutting-edge mathematical methods for analyzing large datasets. The Winston Churchill Foundation recently awarded one of its 14 annual scholarships for study at the University of Cambridge to Jonathan Timcheck, a graduating senior in engineering physics at The Ohio State University.
Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation. It is an honor society comprised of more than 3,000 physician scientists.
Michael M. Halassa, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU Langone Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute, has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship.
The American Institute of Biological Sciences has selected two graduate students to receive the 2015 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award. Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Taylor Herren is pursuing a Master's degree in biology at California State University, Chico.