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Public Release: 1-Aug-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Suitor to receive GSA's 2014 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen J. Jill Suitor, Ph.D., of Purdue University as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 30-Jul-2014
UTHealth's Dr. Philip Orlander recognized by diabetes association
Philip Orlander, M.D., director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has been named the 2014 Physician of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

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

Public Release: 30-Jul-2014
Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 Fellows
The Entomological Society of America has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2014. The election as an ESA Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in research, teaching, extension, or administration. The 2014 Fellows will be recognized during Entomology 2014 -- ESA's 62nd Annual Meeting -- which will be held Nov. 16-19, 2014, in Portland, Ore.

Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
Monash researcher receives Antarctic science award
Monash University professor Steven Chown has been awarded the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research's 2014 Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research.

Contact: Rachael Fergusson
rachael.fergusson@monash.edu
61-439-013-951
Monash University

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Bowers to receive GSA's 2014 Minority Mentorship Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Barbara J. Bowers, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as the 2014 recipient of the Task Force on Minority Issues in Gerontology Outstanding Mentorship Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Charon to receive 2014 Gene D. Cohen Award
The Gerontological Society of America and the National Center for Creative Aging have chosen Rita Charon, M.D., Ph.D., of Columbia University as the 2014 recipient of the Gene D. Cohen Research Award in Creativity and Aging.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Gitlin earns GSA's 2014 M. Powell Lawton Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Laura N. Gitlin, Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Nursing and Medicine as the 2014 recipient of the M. Powell Lawton Award.
Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life's Polisher Research Institute

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Löckenhoff earns GSA's 2014 Baltes Foundation Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Corinna E. Löckenhoff, Ph.D., of Cornell University as the 2014 recipient of the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology.
Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
The Twenty-eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
1996 research article deemed a classic paper
A 1996 research paper authored by University of California, Riverside's Michael J. Pazzani and two colleagues has been selected by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence to win the 2014 Classic Paper Award for significant contributions to the field of personalizing Internet content and learning user profiles. The AAAI established the award in 1999 to honor authors of papers, chosen from a specific conference year, that were deemed most influential.
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 28-Jul-2014
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation names winners of Klerman and Freedman Prizes
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Klerman and Freedman Prizes, recognizing exceptional clinical and basic research by young scientists who have been supported by NARSAD Young Investigator Grants. The grants enable early career scientists to pursue innovative ideas in neurobiological and psychosocial research for the prevention, early detection, treatment, and cure of mental illnesses that affect one in four people.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Nadine Woloshin
nwoloshin@rubenstein.com
212-843-8041
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Public Release: 25-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Young earns GSA's 2014 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Heather M. Young, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., of the University of California, Davis, as the 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
American Society of Anesthesiologists organizations receive ASAE's Power of A Award
The American Society of Association Executives announced its 2014 Power of A Award winners, including two affiliated organizations of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Contact: Natalie Cammarata
n.cammarata@asahq.org
847-268-9252
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
'Outspoken' Caltech scientist wins 2014 Gemant Award
The American Institute of Physics today announced that Sean Carroll, a physicist at the California Institute of Technology, is the winner of the 2014 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics.

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

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
IUPUI mathematician receives prestigious NSF Early Career Development Award
Dr. Roland Roeder, a mathematician from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will receive $460,000 over the next five years from the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences to support his research in pure math and the training of students from the graduate to high school levels.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
NRL Nike laser achieves spot in Guinness World Records
The world's largest operating krypton fluoride (KrF) gas laser is also the world's fastest, achieving a record projectile velocity equivalent to two-and-a-quarter million miles per hour.

Contact: Daniel Parry
nrlpao@nrl.navy.mil
202-767-2541
Naval Research Laboratory

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
Malcolm K. Brenner receives Pioneer Award for advances in gene-modified T cells targeting cancer
Malcolm K. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine has devoted his career in basic and clinical research toward understanding how tumors are able to escape detection by the body's immune defense system, and developing genetically modified T cells that can effectively target tumors.

Contact: Kathryn Ruehle
kruehle@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 23-Jul-2014
Community Development Society national conference
Strategy for community development partnerships earns award for UT Arlington professor
A University of Texas at Arlington professor who co-authored a book about the challenges faced by private foundations engaged in community revitalization has been awarded the Community Development Society's Current Research Award for 2014.

Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
817-521-5494
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
Art of Science 2014
The Princeton University Art of Science 2014 exhibit galleries of images and video are now online. The galleries feature the top award winners in a juried competition as well as the top 'People's Choice' award.

Contact: Teresa Riordan
triordan@princeton.edu
609-258-9754
Princeton University, Engineering School

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture
The American Society of Hematology will honor Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., of the University of Minnesota Medical School with the 2014 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize for their significant research advances in the area of sickle cell disease.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
Tomas Ganz, M.D., Ph.D., to present 2014 ASH E. Donnall Thomas Lecture
The American Society of Hematology will honor Tomas Ganz, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, Los Angeles with the 2014 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture for his groundbreaking research in iron homeostasis, including the discovery of the iron-regulatory hormone hepcidin and investigation of its roles in iron metabolism. This award, named after the Nobel Prize Laureate and past Society president E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., recognizes pioneering research achievements in hematology that have represented a paradigm shift or significant discovery in the field.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Geraldine P. Schechter, M.D., and Timothy Springer, Ph.D., with 2014 Stratton Medal
The American Society of Hematology today announced that it will recognize Geraldine P. Schechter, M.D., of the Washington Veterans Affairs Medical Center and George Washington University, and Timothy Springer, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School, with the 2014 Henry M. Stratton Medal for their seminal contributions in the areas of clinical hematology and basic hematology research, respectively.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 William Dameshek Prize
The American Society of Hematology will present the 2014 William Dameshek Prize to Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for his exceptional work in leukemia research and cancer stem cell biology.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Grover Bagby Jr., M.D., and John DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., for outstanding mentorship
The American Society of Hematology will honor Grover C. Bagby Jr., M.D., and John F. DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 Mentor Awards at the 56th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco for their sustained, outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will present the Society's highest honor, the 2014 Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, to Kanti R. Rai, M.D., of the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine for his 50-year career combining landmark clinical leukemia research, steadfast commitment to education and mentoring, and exceptional patient care.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
2014 ISER Biennial Meeting
University of Utah researcher Robert Marc receives Paul Kayser International Award
Robert E. Marc, Ph.D., director of research at the University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center, has been named by the International Society of Eye Research as the recipient of the Houston, Texas-based Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research. This award recognizes lifetime achievement by a vision scientist who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of vitreoretinal diseases or disorders.

Contact: Melinda Rogers
melinda.rogers@hsc.utah.edu
801-608-9888
University of Utah Health Sciences

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