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Public Release: 8-Oct-2015
AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Awards kick-start research for early-career women scientists
Four early-career women scientists received $50,000 grants to kick-start to their academic research careers 15 October in an awards ceremony at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. These grants are the first presentation of the Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Chemical Sciences, administered by AAAS with $2.2 million in funding from the Marion Milligan Mason Fund.
Marion Milligan Mason Fund, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Gavin Stern
American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Public Release: 8-Oct-2015
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation honors outstanding achievements
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation will honor nine scientists with its 2015 Outstanding Achievement Prizes for their work in schizophrenia, mood disorders, child and adolescent psychiatry, and cognitive neuroscience. The awards will be presented on October 23rd at the Foundation's National Awards Dinner and celebrate the transformative power of neuroscience and psychiatric research to improve the lives of people with mental illness, which affects one in four people.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Nadine Woloshin
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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Public Release: 7-Oct-2015
Forward motion: Book suggests ways to limit reversals in health care
Medical reversal -- when accepted medical interventions are abandoned because they are found to be ineffective --is the 'most important problem in medicine today,' according to the authors of a new book: Ending Medical Reversal. Reversals are distressingly common. Reforms are overdue. Drug or device developers should demonstrate that an innovation clearly works prior to its adoption and widespread use.

Contact: John Easton
University of Chicago Medical Center

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