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Public Release: 15-Jun-2016
2016 Taubman Prize awarded for ground-breaking work in cancer immunotherapy
Two clinician-scientists whose groundbreaking work has shown how the human body's own immune system can fend off cancer will share the 2016 $100,000 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, the University of Michigan's A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute announced.

Contact: Haley Otman
otmanh@med.umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System

Public Release: 15-Jun-2016
ASPB Plant BLOOME 2016 grant winners
The Plant BLOOME Grant is awarded to Society members with education and outreach projects that advance youth, student, or general public knowledge and appreciation of plant biology. The Education Committee for the American Society of Plant Biologists is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients.
American Society of Plant Biologists

Contact: Tyrone Spady
tspady@aspb.org
American Society of Plant Biologists

Public Release: 15-Jun-2016
AAS Nova wins online media award
AAS Nova, a 10-month-old website featuring research highlights from the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal family, won 'Best Health/Education News Site' at the Drum Online Media Awards on Tuesday, June 7.

Contact: Alison Hadley
alison.hadley@iop.org
01-179-301-176
IOP Publishing

Public Release: 14-Jun-2016
'Inspired to Change' honored with Bugbee Falk Book Award
AUPHA selects ;Inspired to Change,' by the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center's Linda Larin, as an innovative work in healthcare management and policy education.

Contact: Shantell M. Kirkendoll
smkirk@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System

Public Release: 14-Jun-2016
Mayo Clinic neuropathologist awarded international professional society's highest honor
Dennis W. Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida, will receive the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Neuropathologists, an international society of physicians and scientists who study, diagnose and treat diseases related to the brain, nerves and muscles.

Contact: Kevin Punsky
Punsky.Kevin@mayo.edu
904-953-0746
Mayo Clinic

Public Release: 14-Jun-2016
Biophysics fights cancer
Whether it focuses on determining why certain cancers develop drug resistance, finding a way to improve individual's immune systems or better understanding cancer cell evolution, fundamental scientific research will 'stand up to cancer' with three new awards from the National Science Foundation. The awards arose through an innovative public-private partnership between NSF, Stand Up To Cancer, the V Foundation for Cancer Research, The Lustgarten Foundation, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Contact: Ivy F. Kupec
ikupec@nsf.gov
703-292-8796
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 14-Jun-2016
The 2016 Core77 Conference.
UNIST Design School wins international design awards
A design team, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, located in Ulsan, South Korea has been recognized by this year's Core77 Awards for engineering innovative packaging concept to provide emotional relief to young children in poor communities.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 13-Jun-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
H. William Strauss, M.D., receives 2016 Benedict Cassen Prize
H. William (Bill) Strauss, M.D., F.A.C.N.M., was awarded the Benedict Cassen Prize, often considered the Nobel Prize of nuclear medicine, during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 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.
Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Contact: Laurie Callahan
lcallahan@snmmi.org
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 13-Jun-2016
Mongolia bestows highest honor on CSU's Fernández-Giménez
Colorado State University's Maria Fernández-Giménez has received the Order of the Polar Star from the government of Mongolia, the highest civilian honor the country presents to foreign nationals.

Contact: Mary Guiden
mary.guiden@colostate.edu
970-491-6892
Colorado State University

Public Release: 13-Jun-2016
DFG Europa-Preis awarded to 5 winners of the national 'Jugend forscht' competition
Mentors help young researchers prepare for EU competition in Brussels.

Contact: Benedikt Bastong
benedikt.bastong@dfg.de
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 12-Jun-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Ross McDougall, M.D., Ch.B., Ph.D., receives SNMMI 2016 Georg Charles de Hevesy Award
Ross McDougall, M.D., Ch.B., Ph.D., professor emeritus of radiology and medicine at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., has been named this year's recipient of the Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award for his contributions to nuclear medicine. McDougall was presented the award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at its 2016 Annual Meeting, held June 11-15 in San Diego, Calif.

Contact: Laurie Callahan
lcallahan@snmmi.org
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 12-Jun-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Peter S. Conti, M.D., Ph.D., receives SNMMI 2016 Paul C. Aebersold Award
Peter S. Conti, M.D., Ph.D., FACNP, FACR, professor of radiology, pharmaceutical sciences and biomedical engineering, and director of the Molecular Imaging Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, has been named the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Paul C. Aebersold Award. Conti was presented the award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging during its annual meeting, held June 11-15 in San Diego, Calif.

Contact: Laurie Callahan
lcallahan@snmmi.org
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 11-Jun-2016
APIC 2016 43rd Annual Conference
Duke researcher receives 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from APIC
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology today awarded Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine, Duke University Medical Center, with the Distinguished Scientist Award.

Contact: Liz Garman
egarman@apic.org
202-454-2604
Association for Professionals in Infection Control

Public Release: 11-Jun-2016
APIC 2016 43rd Annual Conference
Globally minded infection preventionist receives highest honor from APIC
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology today honored Georgia Dash, RN, MS, CIC, director of infection prevention, Cape Cod Healthcare, with the prestigious 2016 Carole DeMille Achievement Award for her global contributions to the field of infection prevention.

Contact: Liz Garman
egarman@apic.org
202-454-2604
Association for Professionals in Infection Control

Public Release: 10-Jun-2016
John Innes Centre scientist made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Professor Caroline Dean OBE, of the John Innes Centre has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her work in understanding genetic regulation and for her commitment to advancing careers for women working in science.

Contact: Geraldine Platten
geraldine.platten@jic.ac.uk
01-603-450-238
John Innes Centre

Public Release: 10-Jun-2016
BrightFocus presents science and advocacy awards on Alzheimer's and vision disease
Leading scientists and advocates received awards from BrightFocus Foundation, at a June 9 event celebrating some of the world's most promising science to end Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Contact: Michael Buckley
mbuckley@brightfocus.org
301-556-9370
BrightFocus Foundation

Public Release: 10-Jun-2016
BU radiologist receives Ibn Khaldun Award for service to Tunisian-American community
Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD, professor of radiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and vice chairman of academic affairs in the department of radiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC), is the recipient of the Ibn Khaldun Award from the Ibn Khaldun Institute. The annual award recognizes high achievers whose behavior constitutes a direct or indirect service to the Tunisian-American community.

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
Ecological Society of America's annual meeting
Jerry Franklin named 2016's 'Eminent Ecologist' by leading ecological group
The Ecological Society of America has named University of Washington professor Jerry Franklin its 'Eminent Ecologist' of 2016. The award, considered the organization's most prestigious accolade, honors a senior ecologist who has made significant, long-standing contributions to the field of ecology.

Contact: Michelle Ma
mcma@uw.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
Prestigious Pew scholarship for amoeba 'cell nibbling'
A UC Davis microbiologist who studies how a parasitic amoeba kills cells has been named as a 2016 Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences by the Pew Charitable Trusts. The scholarship program provides funding to outstanding young scholars working to advance human health.
Pew Charitable Trusts

Contact: Andy Fell
ahfell@ucdavis.edu
530-752-4533
University of California - Davis

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
Tufts microbiologist Cecilia A. Silva-Valenzuela, Ph.D., named Pew Latin American Fellow
Tufts University microbiologist Cecilia A. Silva-Valenzuela, Ph.D., has been named one of ten Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Working in Andy Camilli's lab, she is studying the use of phages to help stop the spread of cholera.
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Contact: Siobhan Gallagher
siobhan.gallagher@tufts.edu
617-636-6586
Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
Two young legal scholars honored with Baker & McKenzie Award 2015
The law students Anja Becker and Jenny Gesley will receive the 2015 Baker & McKenzie Award for the best dissertations in commercial law at Goethe University in Frankfurt.

Contact: Dr. Alexander Peukert
a.peukert@jur.uni-frankfurt.de
Goethe University Frankfurt

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
MorNuCo Inc. becomes first recipient of award for research and science innovation
The founders of MorNuCo Laboratories, received the first L. Stephen Coles Award for Research and Science Innovation in Aging and Age Management Medicine at the AMMG Conference on May 14, 2016. D. James Morré, PhD, and Dorothy Morré, PhD were honored to be recognized for their decades of research into the ENOX2 cancer marker and the subsequent development of the ONCOblot test for detection of ENOX2.

Contact: Rebecca Davis
rebecca.davis@oncoblotlabs.com
972-393-5495
ONCOblot Labs

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientist named Pew-Stewart Scholar
Paul A. Northcott, Ph.D., selected for Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research, supporting him as a promising early-career scientist focused on cancer research.
Pew Charitable Trusts, Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust

Contact: Frannie Marmorstein
frannie.marmorstein@stjude.org
901-595-0221
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
Exceptional early-career scientists named Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences
The Pew Charitable Trusts today named 22 exceptional early-career scientists as Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences.
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Contact: Matt Mulkey
mmulkey@pewtrusts.org
202-862-1864
Pew Charitable Trusts

Public Release: 9-Jun-2016
Five early-career cancer researchers selected as Pew-Stewart scholars
The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust announced today the 2016 class of Pew-Stewart scholars for cancer research.
The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust

Contact: Matt Mulkey
mmulkey@pewtrusts.org
202-862-1864
Pew Charitable Trusts

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