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Public Release: 16-Jun-2014
NISBRE: 5th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence
Alaska neuroscientist receives national mentor award
University of Alaska Fairbanks neuroscientist Kelly Drew will receive a national biomedical research mentoring award from the National Institutes of Health, Institutional Development Awards program in Washington, D.C., June 17. 'Professor Drew has had extraordinary success in mentoring students and post-doctoral scientists from under-represented groups, especially among Alaska Native communities,' said Brian Barnes, director of the UAF Institute of Arctic Biology where Drew is a scientist. 'We are very proud that she's receiving this recognition.'

Contact: Marie Thoms
methoms@alaska.edu
907-474-7412
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Public Release: 16-Jun-2014
INRS pays tribute to founding chair of Science and Technology in Society forum
On the sidelines of the Montréal Conference, INRS paid tribute to Koji Omi, founder and chair of the Science and Technology in Society forum. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Université du Québec, under the auspices of INRS, in recognition of his remarkable work in promoting research and advocating for science that benefits humanity.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 12-Jun-2014
Two Regenstrief investigators receive NIH career development awards
Two Regenstrief Institute investigators and Indiana University Center for Aging Research scientists -- Michael LaMantia, M.D., MPH, and Noll L. Campbell, PharmD -- have each received five-year Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development K23 Awards from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.
National Institute on Aging

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University

Public Release: 11-Jun-2014
Ecological Society of America announces 2014 Fellows
The Ecological Society of America is pleased to announce its 2014 fellows. Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served by ESA, including, but not restricted to those that advance or apply ecological knowledge in academics, government, nonprofit organizations and the broader society. They are elected for life.

Contact: Alison Mize
alison@esa.org
202-833-8773 x205
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 11-Jun-2014
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital renewed as NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of 'exceptional.' St. Jude remains the first and only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted solely to children. St. Jude has been designated as an NCI cancer center since 1977. The hospital was named a comprehensive cancer center in 2008.

Contact: Carrie Strehlau
carrie.strehlau@stjude.org
901-595-2295
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Public Release: 11-Jun-2014
Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries
UTMB surgeon receives global award in burn care
Dr. David Herndon of the University of Texas Medical Branch will receive an international award for his contributions to the field of burn care research and innovations in improving the care of burn survivors. Herndon is the eighth person to receive the International Burn Foundation's Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize since the quadrennial award was established in 1984. He will be honored in October at the Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries taking place in Sydney, Australia.
International Burn Foundation

Contact: Maureen Balleza
maballez@utmb.edu
409-772-8785
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Public Release: 11-Jun-2014
American Chemical Society's highest honor goes to pioneer of diagnostic 'DNA chips'
Jacqueline K. Barton, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and chair of the division of chemistry and chemical engineering at the California Institute of Technology, has been named winner of the 2015 Priestley Medal by the American Chemical Society. It is the highest honor bestowed by the world's largest scientific society.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 11-Jun-2014
Professor Federico Rosei receives 2014 José Vasconcelos Award
Federico Rosei, professor and director of the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre, is the recipient of the 2014 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education. In awarding him this prestigious prize, the World Cultural Council recognizes his valuable contribution in the field of chemistry as well as his work to bridge the science and technology gap with developing countries.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 10-Jun-2014
Kumari receives service award from Association of Scientists of Indian Origin in America
Meena Kumari, associate professor of anatomy and physiology at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the 2014 Service Award from the Association of Scientists of Indian Origin in America.

Contact: Meena Kumari
mkumari@vet.k-state.edu
785-532-3115
Kansas State University

Public Release: 10-Jun-2014
Winners of 2014 Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize announced
The 2014 Gruber Foundation Cosmology Prize recognizes Jaan Einasto, Kenneth Freeman, R. Brent Tully, and Sidney van den Bergh for their individual roles in the development of Near Field Cosmology -- laying the foundation in our understanding of the structure and composition of the nearby universe.

Contact: Lars Lindberg Christensen
lars@eso.org
49-173-387-2621
International Astronomical Union

Public Release: 10-Jun-2014
Albert Einstein World Award of Science and Jose Vasconcelos World Award of Education
The World Cultural Council will present the 2014 ALBERT EINSTEIN World Award of Science to Professor Sir Philip Cohen and the JOSE VASCONCELOS World Award of Education to Professor Federico Rosei on the occasion of the 31st Award Ceremony, which will take place on Monday 17th November within the framework of the Aalto University Academic Summit on "The Impact of Universities on Economic Growth", Espoo, Finland. For further details please visit: http://wcc.aalto.fi/en/.

Contact: Pilar Martinez
info@consejoculturalmundial.org
Consejo Cultural Mundial

Public Release: 9-Jun-2014
2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting
SNMMI image of the year: In vivo selective imaging of tau pathology in Alzheimer's disease with F-18
A PET image using F-18 THK5117, a novel tracer that labels neurofibrillary tangles with high selectivity, has been selected as the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's (SNMMI) 2014 Image of the Year. Researchers selected this image from more than 1,700 studies presented during the 2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Mo.

Contact: Kimberly Brown
kbrown@snmmi.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 9-Jun-2014
Arizona State's Krauss and MIT's Wilczek honored by Gravity Research Foundation
Arizona State University professors Lawrence Krauss and Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek have been named first place winners of the 2014 Awards for Essays from the Gravity Research Foundation, Wellesley Hills, Mass. The Gravity Research Foundation conducts an annual contest that honors short essays on research into the nature of gravity.

Contact: Skip Derra
skip.derra@asu.edu
480-965-4823
Arizona State University

Public Release: 9-Jun-2014
2014 SNMMI Annual Meeting
Barry A. Siegel, M.D., receives 2014 Benedict Cassen Prize for Research in Nuclear Medicine
Barry A. Siegel, M.D., known for his pioneering work in positron emission tomography, was awarded the Benedict Cassen Prize during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in St. Louis, Mo. This honor is given every two years by the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging to a living scientist or physician/scientist whose work has led to a major advance in basic or clinical nuclear medicine science.

Contact: Kimberly Brown
kbrown@snmmi.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 5-Jun-2014
Endocrine Society honors 2014 Early Investigators, FLARE Internship Award winners
The Endocrine Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Early Investigators Awards and the Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) Internship Awards.
Endocrine Society, NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 5-Jun-2014
Licensing executive named distinguished fellow by international organization
Craig Smith, a licensing and business development specialist at Sandia National Laboratories, has been selected as a distinguished fellow by the Licensing Executives Society International and its Chemicals, Energy, Environment and Materials sector.

Contact: Mike Janes
mejanes@sandia.gov
925-294-2447
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 5-Jun-2014
CQ Researcher author Frank Greve wins 2014 Mirror Award for issue on Combat Journalism
CQ Researcher contributing writer Frank Greve was honored yesterday with the 2014 John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting on the media industry, presented by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Contact: Camille Gamboa
camille.gamboa@sagepub.com
805-410-7441
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 4-Jun-2014
University of Louisville Hospital nurse residency program receives full accreditation
The nurse residency program at University of Louisville Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is one of 12 in the nation to receive recognition for consistent, high+quality care.

Contact: Julie Heflin
julie.heflin@louisville.edu
502-852-7987
University of Louisville

Public Release: 3-Jun-2014
Honorary degree awarded to professor emeritus Richard Stren
During its 2013-2014 convocation ceremony, INRS awarded an honorary degree to professor emeritus Richard Stren of the Political Science Department at the University of Toronto, considered one of the foremost experts on matters affecting cities in developing countries. This title was conferred upon him for his remarkable contribution to the field of urban studies at a ceremony that took place at Palais Montcalm on May 24, 2014.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 3-Jun-2014
Adibi earns American Academy of Oral Medicine Fellowship
Shawn S. Adibi, D.D.S., M.Ed., of the UTHealth School of Dentistry has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Oral Medicine.

Contact: Edgar Veliz
Edgar.R.Veliz@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3307
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 3-Jun-2014
Wyss Institute founding director Don Ingber to deliver 2014 Graeme Clark Oration
Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the 2014 Graeme Clark Oration in Melbourne at Australia's most prestigious public science event on June 5th. The event celebrates game-changing medical technologies and advances made possible by breaking down the barriers between scientific disciplines.

Contact: Kristen Kusek
kristen.kusek@wyss.harvard.edu
617-432-8266
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Public Release: 3-Jun-2014
MARC Travel Awards announced for the ICE/ENDO 2014 Meeting
FASEB MARC -- Maximizing Access to Research Careers -- Program has announced the travel award recipients for the ICE/ENDO 2014 meeting in Chicago, IL from June 21-24, 2014.

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

Public Release: 3-Jun-2014
Neurobiologist Thomas Jessell to receive $500,000 Gruber Neuroscience Prize
Thomas Jessell, Ph.D., the Claire Tow Professor of Motor Neuron Disorders in the Departments of Neuroscience and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University, is the recipient of the 2014 Neuroscience Prize of The Gruber Foundation. Jessell is being honored with this prestigious international award for his seminal work on the development and wiring of spinal cord neurons involved in the control of movement.
Gruber Foundation

Contact: A. Sarah Hreha
info@gruber.yale.edu
203-432-6231
Yale University

Public Release: 2-Jun-2014
ASCO 50th Annual Meeting
American Society of Clinical Oncology recognizes MD Anderson leaders for their contributions to cancer research
As the American Society of Clinical Oncology celebrates its 50th anniversary, the organization named former MD Anderson president John Mendelsohn, M.D., Waun Ki Hong, M.D., and Gabriel Hortobagyi, M.D. to its list of luminaries.

Contact: William Fitzgerald
wbfitzgerald@mdanderson.org
713-792-9518
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 2-Jun-2014
Arnold Berliner Award 2014 presented to Florian Karolyi
Florian Karolyi from the Department of Integrative Zoology at the University of Vienna is the recipient of the second Arnold Berliner Award for his outstanding interdisciplinary work on the nectar feeding of flies with extremely elongated suction organs. The Arnold Berliner Award was established in 2013 in recognition of the founding editor of Springer's journal Naturwissenschaften-The Science of Nature, now starting its second century.

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer

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