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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

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
Columbia awards Horwitz Prize to pioneer of immunotherapy
Columbia University will award the 2014 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to James P. Allison, Ph.D., of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, for his work on understanding the process of T-cell activation and for developing therapies that harness the immune system to fight cancer.

Contact: Lucky Tran
lt2549@columbia.edu
212-305-3689
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
INFORMS presents 12 new fellow awards, inducts analytics leaders
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, the leading professional association for analytics professionals, today announced 12 new recipients of the annual INFORMS Fellow Award.

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

Public Release: 1-Oct-2014
22nd International Congress on Nutrition and Integrative Medicine
University of Ottawa and Drexel University scientists receive 'Best of Research' award
Dr. Chantal Matar, University of Ottawa, and Dr. Barry W. Ritz, Drexel University, received the 'Best of Research' award from Hokkaido Prefecture Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry for a new study presented at the 22nd International Congress on Nutrition and Integrative Medicine held in Sapporo, Japan. Dr. Matar and Dr. Ritz were recognized for their pioneering research on the mode of action of the mycelial mushroom compound AHCC, an alpha-glucan rich immune modulator.
Amino Up Chemical Co. Ltd.

Contact: John Carney
JWKCarney@gmail.com
JMPR Associates, Inc.

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Cedars-Sinai certified by ALS Association as Center of Excellence for treatment, research
The ALS Program at Cedars-Sinai has become the first in Southern California to be named an ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence -- a distinction that recognizes the quality of its treatment and research programs for patients with Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Contact: Sandy Van
sandy@prpacific.com
808-526-1708
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
'Green' technology developed at Louisiana Tech University earns company LA StartUp Prize
Alchemy Geopolymer Solutions, an innovative concrete technology company that emerged from geopolymer research conducted at Louisiana Tech University, has won the inaugural LA StartUp Prize.

Contact: Dave Guerin
dguerin@latech.edu
318-257-4854
Louisiana Tech University

Public Release: 30-Sep-2014
Virginia Tech's Pruden receives $100,000 award for her work in water quality
With her 2014 Busch Award, Virginia Tech's Amy Pruden said the $100,000 in funding will be used 'to help the water industry achieve an innovative and practical approach to achieving water sustainability while also addressing consumers' concerns about the real and growing problem of antibiotic resistance.'

Contact: Lynn Nystrom
tansy@vt.edu
540-231-4371
Virginia Tech

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Research!America to honor leaders in medical and health research advocacy
Research!America's 19th annual Advocacy Awards will honor distinguished research advocates who are trailblazers in advancing medical progress to improve the health and economic security of our nation. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Anna Briseno
abriseno@researchamerica.org
571-482-2737
Research!America

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Colombian president honors WCS president and CEO Dr. Cristián Samper
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos has presented Dr. Cristián Samper, president and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, with the prestigious Order of San Carlos.

Contact: John Delaney
jdelaney@wcs.org
718-220-3275
Wildlife Conservation Society

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D., awarded 2014 Lieber Prize
Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D., FRANZCP, M. Hayworth & Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, is one of two researchers awarded the 2014 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Tom Hughes
Tom.Hughes@unchealth.unc.edu
984-974-1151
University of North Carolina Health Care

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation honors 8 scientists
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation will honor eight scientists with its 2014 Outstanding Achievement Prizes for work delving into psychiatric disorders that affect one in four people. The awards, which celebrate the transformative power of neuroscience and psychiatric research to improve the lives of people with mental illness, will be presented at the Foundation's National Awards Dinner at the Pierre Hotel.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Nadine Woloshin
nwoloshin@rubenstein.com
212-843-8041
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
SIAM and ACM honor software developers for large-scale scientific computing toolkit
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the Association for Computing Machinery are pleased to present the SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering to the PETSc core development team for the development of Portable Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation, a suite of data structures and routines intended for use in large-scale application projects.

Contact: Karthika Muthukumaraswamy
karthika@siam.org
267-350-6383
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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