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Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Mark Roth to receive first Friend of the CNBC Award
Mark Roth, an award-winning senior staff writer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will receive the 2014 Friend of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition Award from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Roth is being recognized for his cutting-edge journalism that brings current science and medical issues to the public's attention.

Contact: Shilo Rea
shilo@cmu.edu
412-268-6094
Carnegie Mellon University

Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
Marius Wernig receives New York Stem Cell Foundation's Robertson Stem Cell Prize
The New York Stem Cell Foundation announced today that Marius Wernig, PhD, Associate Professor in the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and the Department of Pathology at Stanford University School of Medicine, is the 2014 recipient of the Robertson Stem Cell Prize, which has been awarded since 2011 for extraordinary achievements in translational stem cell research by a young scientist.

Contact: David McKeon
DMcKeon@nyscf.org
212-365-7440
New York Stem Cell Foundation

Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
DFG congratulates Stefan W. Hell on Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The German Research Foundation congratulates Professor Stefan W. Hell, of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen and the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, on winning the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Contact: Cornelia Lossau
cornelia.lossau@dfg.de
49-302-061-214-320
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 13-Oct-2014
Penn Medicine researcher receives New Innovator Award from National Institutes of Health
Roberto Bonasio, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and a core member of the Penn Epigenetics Program is one of the recipients of a 2014 New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 13-Oct-2014
HFES 2014 International Annual Meeting
Paper on haptic steering support winner of 2014 Human Factors Prize
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society congratulates Bastiaan Petermeijer, David Abbink, and Joost de Winter on receiving the 2014 Human Factors Prize for their article, 'Should Drivers Be Operating Within an Automation-Free Bandwidth? Evaluating Haptic Steering Support Systems With Different Levels of Authority.'

Contact: Cara Quinlan
cara@hfes.org
310-394-1811
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Public Release: 10-Oct-2014
Roman Orus awarded 2014 EPS Early Career Prize of the European Physical Society
Junior Professor Román Orús of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has been awarded the EPS Early Career Prize of the European Physical Society. This new EPS prize is designed to recognize the contributions of young physicists to European research, with two researchers receiving the award each time.
European Physical Society

Contact: Román Orús
roman.orus@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-20461
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 10-Oct-2014
CIFAR senior fellow who showed how parenting shapes gene expression wins $1.16 million award
Neurobiologist Michael Meaney, a senior fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, has won a major award worth $1.16 million Canadian for his research on how early childhood experiences shape biological development.
Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

Contact: Lindsay Jolivet
lindsay.jolivet@cifar.ca
416-971-4876
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Public Release: 9-Oct-2014
Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition
The geoscience community honors the man who shook up earthquake science
The American Geosciences Institute is honoring one of the scientists who advanced earthquake hazards preparedness and mitigation in the US by his superlative service to the earth sciences. This year's recipient of the Ian Campbell Medal, Dr. James 'Jim' Davis, is one of the key scientists behind US earthquake hazards and loss reduction policy as it is known today.

Contact: Maureen Moses
mmoses@americangeosciences.org
703-379-2480
American Geosciences Institute

Public Release: 8-Oct-2014
International Society of Quality of Health Care conference
Putting patient's voice in center of health care
David Cella, Northwestern Medicine chair of medical social sciences, has received a prestigious international award for his contributions as a pioneer in the field of patient-reported outcome measures and his mission to put the patient's voice in the center of health care. Cella accepted the John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize Oct. 6 at the International Society of Quality of Health Care conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Contact: Marla Paul
marla-paul@northwestern.edu
312-503-8928
Northwestern University

Public Release: 8-Oct-2014
Society of Toxicology of Canada's 46th Annual Symposium,
Professor Daniel G. Cyr receives the Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Distinction
Professor Daniel G. Cyr of the Centre INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier is the recipient of the highest award given by the Society of Toxicology of Canada, the Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Disctinction 2014, in recognition of his outstanding and sustained contributions to the science of toxicology in Canada.

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

Public Release: 8-Oct-2014
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 for Max Planck researcher Stefan Hell
Stefan W. Hell, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He shares the prize with Eric Betzig and William E. Moerner.

Contact: Dr. Carmen Rotte
crotte@mpibpc.mpg.de
49-551-201-1304
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
NASA Goddard scientist receives Lindsay Award for Mars research
Dr. Paul Mahaffy, an expert on the chemistry of Mars, received the John C. Lindsay Memorial Award for 2014. The award, presented annually, is the highest honor given by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland for space science. The award was presented Oct. 1.
NASA

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

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Two UC San Diego scientists honored for schizophrenia research
Two professors of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been honored by the New York City-based Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for their work studying the genetics, dysfunction and treatment of schizophrenia, a chronic and severe brain disorder affecting roughly 1 percent of the general population or approximately 3 million people.
2014 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research, 2014 Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Prize for Innovative and Promising Schizophrenia Research

Contact: Scott LaFee
slafee@ucsd.edu
619-543-6163
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Influenza researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka wins Breakthrough Award
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Yoshihiro Kawaoka has been recognized as a 2014 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award recipient for his efforts to understand and prevent pandemic influenza.

Contact: Kelly Tyrrell
ktyrrell2@wisc.edu
608-262-9772
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Inaugural Harry Winston Fellows announced
Harry Winston, Inc. and the UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute have named the first three recipients of the inaugural Harry Winston Fellowships.
Harry Winston, Inc.

Contact: Amy Albin
aalbin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-8672
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
President Obama honors nation's top scientists and innovators
President Obama today announced a new group of recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation -- the nation's highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. The honorees will receive their medals at a White House ceremony later this year.

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
ESA vice president-elect named National Medal of Science winner
Dr. May Berenbaum, 2014 Vice President-Elect of the Entomological Society of America, has been named a winner of the National Medal of Science, the United States' highest honor for achievement in science and technology.

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

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Advancing Innovation Gala to honor leaders of companies built on LA BioMed Research
Four champions of innovation to be honored at Oct. 18 Advancing Innovations Gala in Los Angeles.

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

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
UCI stem cell scientist wins coveted NIH New Innovator Award
UC Irvine scientist Weian Zhao will receive a prestigious National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award to further his efforts to create stem cell-based detection methods and treatments for cancer.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Tom Vasich
tmvasich@uci.edu
949-824-6455
University of California - Irvine

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Former Carnegie director Sean Solomon wins National Medal of Science
Sean Solomon, director of Carnegie's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism from 1992 until 2012, will receive the nation's highest scientific award, the National Medal of Science at a White House ceremony later this year.

Contact: Tina McDowell
tmcdowell@carnegiescience.edu
Carnegie Institution

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
Carnegie Mellon's Mary Shaw will receive National Medal of Technology and Innovation
President Barack Obama announced today that he has selected Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis University Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, as a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation's highest honor for achievement in the field of technology, innovation and invention.

Contact: Byron Spice
bspice@cs.cmu.edu
412-268-9068
Carnegie Mellon University

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
BIDMC Dvorak Young Investigator Award presented to Ramy Arnaout, M.D., D.Phil.
Named in honor of research pioneer Harold Dvorak, M.D., the Young Investigator Award recognizes Dr. Arnaout's highly original investigations of immunomics and systems medicine.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bprescot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
Exoplanets, chemical elements, Stephen Hawking and other dynamos
The American Institute of Physics has named three journalists and one children's book author as winners of the 2014 AIP Science Communications Awards for their works on magnetic dynamos, the search for exoplanets, a fun book on chemical elemental for children, and an illustrated video about Stephen Hawking.

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

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
ANZICS/ACCCN Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care
Award-winning University of Alberta researcher measures frailty in intensive care units
Sean Bagshaw, an associate professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alberta has been honoured with the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Global Rising Star award for his work measuring the impact of frailty in intensive care units.
University Hospital Foundation, Canadian Intensive Care Foundation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Contact: Ross Neitz
rneitz@ualberta.ca
780-492-5986
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
ITbM Vice-Director, Shigehiro Yamaguchi wins the 2015 Mukaiyama Award
Shigehiro Yamaguchi wins the Mukaiyama Award for his contribution to the development of photo- and electro-functional organic molecules.

Contact: Dr. Ayako Miyazaki
press@itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
81-527-894-999
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University

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