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Public Release: 17-Feb-2015
National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2015
UT Arlington zebra mussels expert to receive national recognition
UT Arlington biology professor emeritus Robert McMahon, widely known for his research of invasive zebra mussels, will receive the National Invasive Species Council's Lifetime Achievement Award Feb. 22-28 in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Bridget Lewis
blewis@uta.edu
817-272-3317
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 17-Feb-2015
Elise Dennis honored with Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award 2014
Elise Dennis is the recipient of the Best Paper Award 2014, presented by the Springer journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (ABC). In a paper published in ABC, lead author Dennis and her colleagues demonstrate the performance of a new concept called zoom-time-of-flight mass spectrometry. The award, accompanied by 1,500 euros, was created by Springer to honor exceptional young scientists and to stimulate their research careers. The ABC Best Paper Award has been given since 2005.

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

Public Release: 17-Feb-2015
Dr. Lindsay Maggio honored by Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Research by Dr. Lindsay Maggio, a fellow in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, was selected as the nation's best fellow research paper at the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting. The research focused on the use of prophylactic antibiotics with obese pregnant women.

Contact: Amy Blustein
ablustein@wihri.org
401-681-2822
Care New England

Public Release: 16-Feb-2015
JCU professor wins international conservation award
William Laurance, a distinguished research professor at James Cook University in Cairns, has received the most esteemed prize awarded by the renowned Zoological Society of London. The Society voted unanimously to honour Professor Laurance with its 2015 "Award for Outstanding Contributions to Conservation", for his longstanding work to save wildlife species and habitats, especially in the world's imperiled tropical forests.

Contact: William Laurance
bill.laurance@jcu.edu.au
61-740-381-518
James Cook University

Public Release: 15-Feb-2015
Associate Professor Stuart Tangye awarded a Fulbright scholarship
Associate Professor Stuart Tangye from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research has been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the Australian American Fulbright Commission, an educational and cultural exchange program underwritten by the Australian and US Governments.

Contact: Alison Heather
a.heather@garvan.org.au
61-292-958-128
Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Public Release: 13-Feb-2015
MD Anderson scientist receives top German award in physiology and medicine
Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D., chair, cancer biology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has received a notable scientific award from a top German university.

Contact: Ron Gilmore
rlgilmore1@mdanderson.org
713-745-1898
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 13-Feb-2015
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales among 2015 Dan David Prize winners
Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the ubiquitous online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is among the winners of the 2015 Dan David Prize, which annually bestows three awards of $1 million each. The prizes are granted for 'proven, exceptional and distinct excellence in the sciences, arts, and humanities that have made an outstanding contribution to humanity.' The laureates will be honored at a ceremony in May during the annual Tel Aviv University Board of Governors conference.

Contact: George Hunka
ghunka@aftau.org
212-742-9070
American Friends of Tel Aviv University

Public Release: 12-Feb-2015
Prestigious distinction for Professor Federico Rosei
Professor Federico Rosei of the Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications of INRS has won the prestigious Khawarizmi International Award (Second KIA Laureate).

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

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015
ORNL's Roberto named MRS Fellow
James Roberto, the associate laboratory director for Science and Technology Partnerships at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the Materials Research Society.

Contact: Chris Samoray
samoraycr@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015
UH psychology professor wins prestigous research prize
University of Houston developmental psychology professor Arturo Hernandez is among this year's recipients of the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award. The award honors his work in mapping how the brain processes language. This research has implication on how language -- including a second language -- is taught and learned.
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Contact: Melissa Carroll
mcarroll@uh.edu
713-743-8153
University of Houston

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015
Austrian-born cancer researcher honored by the Vilcek Foundation
Franziska Michor was picked as the winner of a Creative Promise Prize in Biomedical Science for her research that fuses evolutionary biology, mathematics, and clinical research toward a better understanding of cancer genesis and treatments.
The Vilcek Foundation

Contact: Phuong Pham
phuong@vilcek.org
212-472-2500
Vilcek Foundation

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015
American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2015
American Stroke Association honors outstanding contributors to stroke, research
Three pioneers in stroke research, two neurologist researchers, a neurosurgery resident and a bioengineering researcher will be honored by the American Stroke Association at the International Stroke Conference 2015 at the Nashville Music City Center.

Contact: Karen Astle
karen.astle@heart.org
214-706-1392
American Heart Association

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
Why sleep has restorative effects
How does sleep induce the brain's restorative effects? An investigation into the flow of fluids in the space between the brain cells and their role in cleansing the brain of neurotoxic waste products won the 2014 Newcomb Cleveland Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Fodor Family Trust

Contact: Natasha D. Pinol
npinol@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 10-Feb-2015
Harrington Discovery Institute and American Society for Clinical Investigation honor Douglas Lowy, M.D.
The second annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to oncologist/researcher Douglas R. Lowy, M.D., Chief, Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, and Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute. The Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, established in 2014 by the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio and The American Society for Clinical Investigation, honors a physician-scientist who has moved science forward with achievements notable for innovation, creativity and potential for clinical application.
Harrington Discovery Institute

Contact: Mike Ferrari
mike.ferrari@UHhospitals.org
216-844-3825
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Feb-2015
University physicist receives Humboldt award for lifetime research achievements
Uwe Thumm, professor of physics, has received the international Humboldt Research Award for his lifetime achievements in research.
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Contact: Uwe Thumm
thumm@k-state.edu
785-532-1613
Kansas State University

Public Release: 10-Feb-2015
Women scientists in developing countries receive Elsevier Foundation Awards
Four physicists and a mathematician have been named winners of the 2015 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, in recognition of research that has strong potential social and economic benefits. The winning scholars are from Nigeria, Sudan and Vietnam and are being honored for their accomplishments in nanoparticle physics, computational mathematics, atmospheric and medical physics.

Contact: Ylann Schemm
y.schemm@elsevier.com
31-623-982-359
Elsevier

Public Release: 9-Feb-2015
2015 Avant-Garde Awards offer extraordinary ideas in HIV/AIDS research
With proposals ranging from innovative therapies to the development of unique organoid models of the brain, five scientists have been selected to receive the 2015 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health. The five scientists will each receive $500,000 per year for five years to support their research.
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Contact: NIDA Press Office
media@nida.nih.gov
301-443-6245
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
LA BioMed researcher honored for outstanding research
Dr. Christina Wang receives the Mayo H. Soley Award, at the 2015 Western Regional Meetings of five top research societies in the West.

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

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
MARC travel awards announced for: IHCM Short Course 2015
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Immunohistochemistry and Microscopy Short Course from March 14-19, 2015, in Woods Hole, Mass.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
George Washington University Medical Center researcher wins A.S.P.E.N. award
Ivy Haskins, M.D., of George Washington University Medical Center has been named a Research Trainee Award recipient by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).

Contact: Troy Petenbrink
media@nutritioncare.org
202-297-1703
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing researcher wins A.S.P.E.N. award
Michele Nicolo, M.S., R.D., CDE, CNSC, Advanced Clinical Dietitian Specialist at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been named a Research Trainee Award recipient by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).

Contact: Troy Petenbrink
media@nutritioncare.org
202-297-1703
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
University of Alberta researcher wins A.S.P.E.N. award
David Lim, M.D., C.M., of the University of Alberta has been named a Research Trainee Award recipient by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).

Contact: Troy Petenbrink
media@nutritioncare.org
202-297-1703
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
University of Toronto researcher wins clinical nutrition award
Marialena Mouzaki, M.D., M.Sc., an assistant professor at University of Toronto and a staff gastroenterologist at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, has been named the Best International Abstract Awardee by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).

Contact: Troy Petenbrink
media@nutritioncare.org
202-297-1703
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 5-Feb-2015
29th Annual Symposium of the Protein Society
Announcing the winners of the 2015 Protein Society Awards
The Protein Society announces the winners of the 2015 Stein and Moore, Carl Brändén, Hans Neurath, Protein Science Young Investigator, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Emil T. Kaiser , and Christian B. Anfinsen Awards.

Contact: Kate Felder
kfelder@proteinsociety.org
443-543-5450
The Protein Society

Public Release: 4-Feb-2015
Pfizer Research Prize 2015 for Valérie D'Acremont
Valérie d'Acremont, clinical epidemiologiste at Swiss TPH, is one of the nine Pfizer Research Prize 2015 awardees for her paper on febrile illnesses published last year in the New England Journal of Medicine. The prize is one of the most prestigious prizes in Switzerland for a single research paper.

Contact: Christian Heuss
christian.heuss@swisstph.ch
41-612-548-683
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

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