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Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
UCLA/RAND community research team win prestigious translational science award
A team of community leaders and researchers from UCLA and RAND has been awarded the 2014 Joint Team Science Award in recognition of a 10-year effort to conduct community engaged, population-based translational science to improve care for depression in low-income areas.
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health, UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Contact: Kim Irwin
kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2262
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Pahwa selected as 2014-2015 Jefferson Science Fellow
Anil Pahwa, Kansas State University professor of electrical and computer engineering, is one of 13 individuals chosen nationwide as a prestigious Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014-2015.

Contact: Anil Pahwa
pahwa@k-state.edu
785-532-4654
Kansas State University

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Radiator Labs wins Popular Science magazine's Annual Invention Award
For more than two years, Marshall Cox and John Kymissis, associate professor of electrical engineering, have been working on their startup Radiator Labs. Their first consumer product -- the Cozy -- is now in production and set for delivery next fall, just in time for winter's cold blasts. And also just in time to win Popular Science magazine's Annual Invention Awards as one of the most exciting innovations the PopSci editors have seen this past year.

Contact: Holly Evarts
holly.evarts@columbia.edu
347-453-7408
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
UTHealth's Sibai receives national recognition award
Baha M. Sibai, M.D., professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Contact: Deborah Lake
deborah.m.lake@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3304
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Henry Ford Hospital researcher wins 2014 Abraham White Distinguished Science Award
Michael Chopp, Ph.D., scientific director of the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute at Henry Ford Hospital, won the 2014 Abraham White Distinguished Science Award for his discovery of the role of a protein in the treatment of brain injuries and neurodegenerative diseases.

Contact: Dwight Angell
dwight.angell@hfhs.org
313-850-3471
Henry Ford Health System

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Winners of competition to reimagine the chemistry set announced
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced winners of the Science, Play and Research Kit Competition, a challenge to reimagine the chemistry set for the 21st century. Winners were selected in two categories: prototypes -- projects that are operational and demonstrable -- and ideations -- fleshed out project ideas that have not yet been developed into prototypes, but have a strong potential for development.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Contact: Dennis Tartaglia
dtartaglia@tartagliacommunications.com
732-545-1848
Tartaglia Communications

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
LA BioMed celebrates the accomplishments of 2 'Legends'
Drs. Joel D. Kopple and Robert Hockberger are being honored for their numerous achievements as 'LA BioMed Legends.'

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

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
Carnegie Mellon presents Ricardo Dolmetsch with Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University will award the second annual Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences to Ricardo Dolmetsch, global head of neuroscience at the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research. The prize, given by the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as part of its centennial celebration, recognizes trailblazers in the mind and brain sciences whose research has helped advance the field and its applications.

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

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
Total Joint Center at the Miriam Hospital awarded Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
The Total Joint Center at the Miriam Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its total knee and total hip replacement programs. The certification recognizes the Total Joint Center's compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety in a disease-specific care set by The Joint Commission. It also acknowledges the center's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards.

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas
efalconerelvas@lifespan.org
401-793-7484
Lifespan

Public Release: 5-Apr-2014
IOF Olof Johnell Science Award presented to Dr. Jonathan D. Adachi
Professor Jonathan D. Adachi, M.D., has been named the winner of the International Osteoporosis Foundation's 2014 Olof Johnell Science Award. Adachi is Professor and Alliance for Better Bone Health Chair in Rheumatology at the Department of Medicine of McMaster University. The Olof Johnell Award is granted in recognition of extraordinary and internationally recognized contributions to the field of osteoporosis in a scientific or policy implementation area.
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Contact: C. Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 4-Apr-2014
2014 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
ENTEGA research team wins INFORMS 2013-2014 Gary Lilien ISMS-MSI Practice Prize Award
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences today announced that the 2013-2014 Gary L. Lilien ISMS-MSI Practice Prize was awarded to Martin Natter and Ana- Ju-Young Kim, Goethe University Frankfort, Germany and Marija Ozimec, ENTEGA GmbH & Co. KG, Germany for their work 'ECO: Entega's Profitable New Customer Acquisition on Online Price Comparison Sites.'

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 4-Apr-2014
ACMG 2014 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Huma Rana, M.D., receives 2014 Richard King Award for best publication, Genetics in Medicine
Huma Q. Rana, M.D. of Harvard Medical School's Dana Farber Cancer Institute is the recipient of the 2014 Richard King Trainee Award. This award was instituted five years ago by the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine to encourage ABMG or genetic counseling trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of the highest quality research in ACMG's peer-reviewed journal, Genetics in Medicine.
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal, M.B.A.
kbeal@acmg.net
301-238-4582
American College of Medical Genetics

Public Release: 4-Apr-2014
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
New CNS Medal recognizes dedication to osteoporosis prevention and advocacy
Today, Dr. Vladyslav Povoroznyuk, President of the Ukrainian Osteoporosis Association, was awarded the first Committee of National Societies (CNS) Medal. The CNS Medal recognizes an individual CNS representative who has made an important contribution to the cause of osteoporosis prevention through active participation in CNS activities and by expanding IOF's messages and outreach in his/her country.
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Contact: C. Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 4-Apr-2014
IOF Medal of Achievement awarded to professor Rene Rizzoli
Today, at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, professor Rene Rizzoli of the University Hospital of Geneva was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation Medal of Achievement. The award is presented annually by IOF to honor an individual researcher who has significantly advanced the field of osteoporosis through his original and outstanding scientific contributions.
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Contact: C. Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 3-Apr-2014
IOF President's Award presented to notable osteoporosis advocates from 6 regions
At a ceremony held during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Seville, Spain, the International Osteoporosis Foundation awarded the IOF President's Award in recognition of outstanding contributions and dedication to the work of IOF and to osteoporosis awareness and education worldwide.
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Contact: C. Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 3-Apr-2014
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
Jean Marc Kaufman is awarded the Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal
The 4th Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal was awarded today to eminent Belgian researcher Jean-Marc Kaufman, Professor of Medicine at the Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium. The prestigious award, offered by the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis and the International Osteoporosis Foundation recognizes a researcher who has made outstanding and groundbreaking achievements in bone science.
International Osteoporosis Foundation, European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Contact: C. Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
MD Anderson's Freireich, Allison elected fellows of the AACR Academy
Freireich and Allison receive elite recognition for life-saving innovations of drug combinations and immunotherapy for cancer.
American Association for Cancer Research Academy

Contact: Scott Merville
smerville@mdanderson.org
713-792-0661
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
UofL pediatrician elected to Medical Honor Society
University of Louisville pediatrician Dr. V. Faye Jones has been elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Contact: Anne Eldridge
anne.eldridge@louisville.edu
502-852-0943
University of Louisville

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
International Studies Association
Winners of international blogging awards announced
The second International Studies blog awards, supported by one of the leading independent and academic publishers, SAGE, took place last night in Toronto. Hosted by Jon Western and Charlie Carpenter, conveyors of the OAIS awards and contributors to the eminently influential Duck of Minerva blog, the awards seek to recognize the impact that the international blogging community has on scholarly communication.

Contact: Katie Baker
katie.baker@sagepub.co.uk
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
MARC Travel Awards announced for the 114th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting
The FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 114th American Society for Microbiology General Meeting in Boston, Mass., from May 17-20, 2014.

Contact: Kelly Husser
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
MARC Travel Awards announced for the ASCI and AAP Joint Meeting
The FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)/Association of American Physicians (AAP) 2014 Joint Meeting in Chicago, Ill., from April 25-27, 2014.

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

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
MARC Travel Awards announced for the Society for Developmental Biology NW Regional Meeting
The FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Society for Developmental Biology Northwest Regional Chapter meeting in Wenatchee, Wash., from April 17-19, 2014.

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

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
MARC Travel Awards announced for EB 2014
The FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting in San Diego, Calif., from April 24-30, 2014.

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

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
ACMG 2014 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
2014 ACMG Foundation/Signature Genomic Labs, PerkinElmer Inc. Travel Award winner
Jun Shen, Ph.D., was honored as the 2014 recipient of the ACMG Foundation/Signature Genomics from PerkinElmer, Inc. Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics 2014 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Nashville, Tenn. Dr. Shen was selected to receive the award for her platform presentation, 'Clinical Validation of a Novel Combinatorial Algorithm that Predicts Pathogenicity of Human Missense Variants with High Accuracy.'
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
301-238-4582
American College of Medical Genetics

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine names Dr. Hwang winner of Ernest Bors, M.D., Award
The editors of the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine and the leadership of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals have announced the winner of this year's Ernest Bors, M.D., Award for Scientific Development. This prestigious award acknowledges the best research article by a young investigator during the calendar year. Miriam Hwang, M.D., Ph.D., was selected for her article, 'Longitudinal changes in medical complications in adults with pediatric spinal cord injury.'
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago

Contact: Carolann Murphy
CMurphy@KesslerFoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation

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