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Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
Entomology 2015
ESA recognizes 2015 Fellows
The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2015. Election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extension, or administration. The 2015 Fellows will be recognized during Entomology 2015, ESA's 63rd Annual Meeting, which will be held Nov. 15-18, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minn.

Contact: Lisa Junker
ljunker@entsoc.org
301-731-4535 x3020
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
Women's Medicine Collaborative earns Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition
The Women's Medicine Collaborative primary care team has been designated a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas
efalconerelvas@lifespan.org
401-793-7484
Lifespan

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
Harrington Discovery Institute announces 2015 partnership scholars
The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio -- part of the Harrington Project for Discovery & Development -- has announced 2015 Harrington Scholars selected in collaboration with R&D partners University of Oxford, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and Foundation Fighting Blindness. These Harrington Discovery Institute collaborations offer selected Harrington grant winners funding and expert pharmaceutical guidance to move discoveries along the path to drug development.
Harrington Discovery Institute, Foundation Fighting Blindness, University of Oxford, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Contact: Paula Darte
paula.darte@uhhospitals.org
216-870-6323
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Public Release: 26-Aug-2015
18th ECCO - 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress
ESMO launches Women for Oncology Award
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has launched the ESMO Women for Oncology Award to recognize an ESMO member who has significantly contributed to supporting the career development of women in oncology. Every year this important accolade will acknowledge someone who has actively worked to sensitize organizations to perceive the female oncology workforce as a valuable resource.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 25-Aug-2015
KAIST receives the best paper award from the IEEE Transaction on Power Electronics
A research team led by Professor Chun T. Rim of the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has received the First Prize Papers Award from the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

Contact: Lan Yoon
hlyoon@kaist.ac.kr
82-423-502-294
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
Entomology 2015
ESA announces 2015 honorary members
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Honorary Members of the Society. Honorary Membership acknowledges those who have served ESA for at least 20 years through significant involvement in the affairs of the Society that has reached an extraordinary level. The 2015 Honorary Members will be honored at the Awards Ceremony at Entomology 2015, ESA's Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., this November.

Contact: Lisa Junker
ljunker@entsoc.org
301-731-4535 x3020
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Oct. 1 - 4 in Boston.
UTHealth's Gerard Francisco to be honored by physical medicine academy
Gerard E. Francisco, M.D., chairman of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and chief medical officer at TIRR Memorial Hermann, will be recognized at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Oct. 1-4 in Boston.

Contact: Robert Cahill
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3030
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
Corporate governance expert at the Rotman School of Management honored
An adjunct professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, who has been at the forefront of promoting best practices in corporate governance in Canada and around the world, has been honored by the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
416-946-3818
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
18th ECCO - 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress
ESMO honors exceptional oncologists
The European Society for Medical Oncology, the leading European professional organization for advancing medical oncology, announced today the three exceptional medical oncologists who will receive its acclaimed awards.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 21-Aug-2015
NASA Goddard scientist wins Harold C. Urey Prize
The Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society awarded its 2015 Harold C. Urey Prize to Dr. Geronimo Luis Villanueva of the Catholic University of America, Washington and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Contact: Bill Steigerwald
william.a.steigerwald@nasa.gov
301-286-5017
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 21-Aug-2015
Rotman faculty and Ph.D.s receive honors from academic associations
Two faculty members along with two graduates of the Ph.D. program at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management received honors at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management held earlier this month in Vancouver. A third graduate of the Rotman Ph.D. program received an award at the annual conference of the American Accounting Association.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 21-Aug-2015
Undergrad biomedical engineering teams win NIH's DEBUT Challenge
Three unique projects focused on improving global health won the National Institutes of Health's Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams Challenge. The winners showed exemplary initiative in designing tools for a less expensive, portable device to monitor HIV treatment, a new surgical clamp to treat drooping eyelids, and a low-cost patient monitor.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Jessica Meade
NIBIBpress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-3500
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering

Public Release: 20-Aug-2015
St. Jude achieves Magnet Designation for nursing services
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has received designated Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. St. Jude is the first hospital in western Tennessee to receive this designation. Magnet status is the highest honor granted to nursing services, and only 7 percent of all US hospital have achieved this recognition.

Contact: Frannie Marmorstein
frannie.marmorstein@stjude.org
901-595-0221
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Public Release: 19-Aug-2015
Krish Kizhatil of JAX wins NYAM's Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize
The New York Academy of Medicine has awarded the prestigious 2015 Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize to Krishnakumar Kizhatil, Ph.D., of The Jackson Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
New York Academy of Medicine

Contact: Joyce Peterson
joyce.peterson@jax.org
207-288-6058
Jackson Laboratory

Public Release: 18-Aug-2015
Colorado State professor earns university's first female endowed chair
Ehrhart is the first woman at CSU appointed to a University Chair, endowed with $3 million in donations. She is one of only 14 CSU faculty members holding academic chairs endowed at that level.

Contact: Garth Sundem
garth.sundem@ucdenver.edu
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Public Release: 18-Aug-2015
Conor Walsh named 1 of MIT Technology Review's 'Innovators under 35'
Conor Walsh, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Core Faculty member at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, has been recognized as one of the world's top innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review.

Contact: Leah Burrows
lburrows@seas.harvard.edu
617-496-1351
Harvard University

Public Release: 18-Aug-2015
Christopher Pethick receives the Feenberg Award
Christopher Pethick, Professor at the Niels Bohr International Academy and Nordita has received the Feenberg Medal 2015.

Contact: Gertie Skaarup
skaarup@nbi.dk
45-28-75-06-20
University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute

Public Release: 17-Aug-2015
Habermas receives Kluge Prize
It is considered the Nobel Prize of Philosophy: Since 2003 the John W. Kluge Center at the Washington Library of Congress has awarded the 'Kluge Prize' for achievements in the humanities and social sciences. This year, the internationally renowned award has been won by the philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas, who shares the prize with the Canadian social philosopher Charles Taylor. The Kluge Prize comes with a 1.5 million dollar endowment.

Contact: Ulrike Jaspers
jaspers@pvw.uni-frankfurt.de
49-697-981-3066
Goethe University Frankfurt

Public Release: 17-Aug-2015
Economic assessment shows e-waste recycling is an industry worth billions
An economic assessment study published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews lays the groundwork to assist in decision-making around e-waste recycling programs designed to ensure that the valuable materials contained within electronic products will find a second life.

Contact: Sacha Boucherie
s.boucherie@elsevier.com
31-204-853-564
Elsevier

Public Release: 14-Aug-2015
Academy of Radiology Research announces recipients of its Distinguished Investigator Award
The Academy of Radiology Research is pleased to announce that 37 researchers have been selected to receive the Academy's 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award. This prestigious honor recognizes individuals for their accomplishments in the field of medical imaging.

Contact: Renee Cruea
rcruea@acadrad.org
202-347-5872
Academy of Radiology Research

Public Release: 13-Aug-2015
American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015
USC kidney researcher Janos Peti-Peterdi wins Young Investigator Award
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California kidney researcher Janos Peti-Peterdi is the 2015 recipient of the ASN-AHA Young Investigator Award.

Contact: Leslie Ridgeway
lridgewa@usc.edu
University of Southern California - Health Sciences

Public Release: 13-Aug-2015
24th Annual Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
From protein design to self-driving cars: UW team wins AI prize for optimization approach
University of Washington machine learning researchers have developed a radically new approach to optimization -- a key step in predicting everything from election results to how proteins will fold. The technique won a top paper prize at the world's largest artificial intelligence conference.
Office of Naval Research, Army Research Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Jennifer Langston
jlangst@uw.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington

Public Release: 12-Aug-2015
Fifteen scientists named ASBMB award winners
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology this week named 15 scientists the winners of its annual awards. Winners were nominated by colleagues and other leaders in their fields for making significant contributions to biochemistry and molecular biology. The recipients will give talks about their research and teaching at the society's 2016 annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference April 2-6 in San Diego.

Contact: Allison Frick
africk@asbmb.org
240-283-6639
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Public Release: 11-Aug-2015
16th World Conference on Lung Cancer
IASLC announces recipients of advocacy travel awards
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer announced the recipients of the Advocacy Travel Awards. Five winners will receive funding to attend the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer Sept. 6-9, 2015 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Funding is provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb and includes conference registration, hotel accommodations, travel stipend and complimentary IASLC membership for one year.
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Contact: Jeffrey Wolf
Jeff.Wolf@iaslc.org
720-325-2952
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Public Release: 10-Aug-2015
LA BioMed researcher to receive Young Investigator Award
Dr. Nagendra Mishra will be honored by the American Society of Microbiology with at its 2015 Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Sept. 17-21 in San Diego.

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Lmecoy@labiomed.org
310-546-5860
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)

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