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Twenty-three researchers recognized as EMBO Young Investigators
EMBO announced today the selection of 23 young researchers as EMBO Young Investigators. The scientists join a network of 365 current and past Young Investigators who represent some of the best young group leaders contributing to research in Europe and beyond.
European Molecular Biology Organization
Sigma Xi Annual Meeting
Sigma Xi awards David R. Williams the William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement
David R. Williams, widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on human vision, has been named the recipient of Sigma Xi's 2015 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement. The prize is given annually since 1950 in recognition of 'outstanding achievement in scientific research and demonstrated ability to communicate the significance of this work to scientists in other disciplines.' Past Procter Prize recipients have included Jane Goodall, Vannevar Bush, Margaret Mead, Murray Gell-Mann, and Rita Colwell.
Drs. Beatrix and David Hamburg awarded 2015 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation will honor Beatrix (Betty) A. Hamburg, M.D., and David A. Hamburg, M.D., with The Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health for over six decades of pioneering work in mental health. This international Prize is given in recognition of individuals whose extraordinary contribution has made a profound and lasting impact in advancing the understanding of mental health and improving the lives of people suffering from mental illness.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
Joint Warwick study wins RCGP's Research Paper of the Year
Researchers from the University of Warwick have won a prestigious award for their work on diabetes.
AHIMA's 87th Annual Convention and Exhibit
Louisiana Tech University professor receives national award for research
Dr. Prerna Dua, associate professor of health informatics and information management at Louisiana Tech University, has been honored by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) with its 2015 Triumph Award for research.
85th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA)
Japanese animal biologist Takashi Yoshimura wins the 2015 Van Meter Award
Takashi Yoshimura, a professor at the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) at Nagoya University in Japan, has won the 2015 Van Meter Award for his contributions to thyroid research. The Van Meter Award, which was established in 1930 is presented by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) to a young clinical scientist who has made outstanding contributions to research on the thyroid gland and hormones.
Contact: Dr. Ayako Miyazaki
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University
Hulet wins American Physical Society's Davisson-Germer Prize
Rice University physicist Randy Hulet has won the American Physical Society's prestigious 2016 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic Physics for his pioneering research in the study of ultracold atomic gases.
American Physical Society
Masaaki Suzuki receives the 2015 Gutenberg Teaching Award
The Gutenberg Teaching Council of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz grants the 2015 Gutenberg Teaching Award to the internationally renowned musician Professor Masaaki Suzuki.
Gutenberg Teaching Council of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
WCS president inducted into 235th class of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
For the 235th time, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has inducted its newest class of members. One of the nation's oldest learned societies and independent research centers, the Academy includes among this year's 147 inductees prominent scientists, artists, literary figures, and leaders of academic, business, philanthropic, and cultural institutions from across the United States and internationally.
Nobel Prize winner elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D., a Senior Investigator at the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. The election adds to an impressive list of accolades for Dr. Yamanaka, inventor of induced pluripotent stem cells. Dr. Yamanaka joins four other Academy members from the Gladstone community.
NSF announces new research traineeship awards
The National Science Foundation is pleased to announce 24 new awardees for the NSF Research Traineeship program, designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative models for graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Joan W. Miller, M.D., FARVO, elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Joan Whitten Miller, M.D., Henry Willard Williams Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Massachusetts General Hospital, has been elected to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Miller is an internationally recognized expert on retinal disorders, including age-related macular degeneration, retinal degenerations, and diabetic retinopathy.
The Gerontological Society of America's 68th Annual Scientific Meeting
Journalism fellowship recognizes America's top age beat reporters
The Gerontological Society of America and New America Media have selected 18 distinguished reporters for the next cohort of the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, now in its sixth year. They represent a wide range of general audience and ethnic media outlets, including several daily newspapers, national publications, and public radio affiliates.
Archstone Foundation, Commonwealth Fund, John A. Hartford Foundation, Retirement Research Foundation, SCAN Foundation, Silver Century Foundation
National Academy of Medicine awards 2015 Lienhard Award to Robert Brent
The National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine, today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award to Robert L. Brent, distinguished professor and Louis and Bess Stein Professor of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, for his fundamental research on environmental risk factors for birth defects and for the compassionate counseling he has provided to women and families about these risks.
National Academy of Medicine awards 2015 Sarnat Prize in Mental Health to Kay Jamison and Kenneth Kendler
The National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine, today awarded the 2015 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Kay Jamison and Kenneth Kendler -- the first time two separate nominees are receiving the award.
National Academy of Medicine elects 70 new regular members, 10 international members
The National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine, announced today the election of 70 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting.
Three UC San Diego researchers elected to National Academy of Medicine
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced today the election of three new members from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine: Napoleone Ferrara, M.D.; Christopher K. Glass, M.D., Ph.D.; and Roberto Malinow, M.D., Ph.D. Election to NAM is considered among the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Research!America to honor leaders in medical and health research advocacy
Research!America's 20th annual Advocacy Awards will honor exceptional advocates for research whose achievements in their fields have brought hope to patients worldwide. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
Contact: Anna Briseno
Mikhail Lukin awarded the 2015 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics
This year's Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics will be awarded to Prof. Mikhail Lukin (Harvard University), one of the world's leading scientists in quantum optics and nanophotonics. The award, accompanied by US $5,000, will be presented at the Magnus-Haus in Berlin, Germany, on Oct. 21, 2015 in conjunction with a public lecture given by the physicist.
Otis W. Brawley, M.D. elected to National Academy of Medicine
American Cancer Society Chief Medical Officer, Otis Webb Brawley, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.S.C.O., F.A.C.E. has been elected to the 2015 Class of the National Academy of Medicine.
National Academy of Medicine honors members for outstanding service
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, honored members Alan Leshner, chief executive officer emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C.; Jonathan M. Samet, distinguished professor and Flora L. Thornton Chair, department of preventive medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; and Susan C. Scrimshaw, president, The Sage Colleges, Troy, N.Y., for their outstanding service.
World Cultural Council call for nominations 2016
The World Cultural Council is now accepting nominations for the Science and Education prizes. Considerations will be given to individuals or institutions in one of the Life Sciences such as Neuroscience, Earth Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Paleoanthropology or Chemistry or in one of the Natural Sciences such as Physics, Mathematics or Astronomy. For the Education Award the candidate should be a renowned educator, an authority in the field of teaching, or an individual who has promoted education policies.
Solar pioneer John Wesley Miller receives Lasting Legacy Award
John Wesley Miller, 82, has received the 2015 Lasting Legacy Award for housing innovations from the Department of Energy. He is only the second recipient of the award. An alumnus of the University of Arizona College of Engineering, he was one of the first builders of solar-powered homes. His high-profile projects include constructing the UA's Biosphere 2 research facility and Tucson's Armory Park del Sol housing subdivision with nearly 100 highly energy-efficient homes.
US Department of Energy
the American Academy of Nursing Conference
Nursing scholar inducted into American Academy of Nursing
Amy Vogelsmeier, an associate professor in the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing (SSON), will be inducted as a fellow into the prestigious American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Oct. 17 at the academy's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. As an AAN fellow, Vogelsmeier joins the nursing profession's most accomplished leaders, including association executives, university presidents, hospital administrators, nurse consultants, researchers and entrepreneurs.
Waterloo is top research university among comprehensives for eighth straight year
The University of Waterloo is Research University of the Year among Canadian comprehensive universities eight years running, according to rankings that Research Infosource released today.
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