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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

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
Mayo Clinic named 2014 INFORMS Prize winner
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences today announced the award of its annual INFORMS Prize to Mayo Clinic, the innovative healthcare organization that has used analytics throughout its organization to provide economical, quality services in an era of ballooning medical costs.

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

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
Energy Systems Integration Facility named Lab of the Year
The editors of R&D Magazine have named the Energy Department's Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) as the 2014 Laboratory of the Year. Located on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., research at ESIF transforms how the nation generates, delivers and uses energy by modernizing the interplay between energy sources, infrastructure, and data.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 1-Apr-2014
INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
CDC wins INFORMS Edelman Award, leading prize in analytics, operations research
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which collaborated with Kid Risk, Inc. to use analytics and operations research to combat the remaining pockets of polio around the world, last night won the 2014 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences at a banquet sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences in Boston.

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

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
University Tennessee Knoxville professor named Legendary Geoscientist
Robert D. Hatcher Jr., distinguished scientist and professor at the University of Tennessee Knoxville and former President of the American Geosciences Institute, was unanimously approved by the American Geosciences Institute Executive Committee to receive the 2014 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.

Contact: Leigh Sutherland
ls@agiweb.org
703-379-2480
American Geosciences Institute

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
A robot walks into a bar…
The image of a joke-telling robot, that can tailor its repartee while performing a stand-up comedy routine, has won the overall prize in a national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Comedy Lab: Human vs Robot, by Toby Harris, a Ph.D. student at Queen Mary University of London's Cognitive Science Research Group, stole the show ahead of many other stunning pictures, featuring research in action, which were entered into EPSRC's inaugural competition.

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships program receives 2014 Public Service Award for a group
Today the National Science Board announced that a long-running program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the recipient of its 2014 Public Service Award for a group. AAAS' Science & Technology Policy Fellowships program connects science with policy and fosters a network of science and engineering leaders who understand government and policymaking.

Contact: Nadine Lymn
nlymn@nsf.gov
703-292-2490
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
Helmholtz Prize for the 'new' ampere
In time for the maybe critical decisions on the change to the 'new' SI at the Conference Internationale des Poids et Mesures this November, a group of scientists from the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt has succeeded in developing a current standard that not only generates a clocked single-electron current, but also simultaneously measures this current independently. For this considerable advance, the scientists under Hans Werner Schumacher's lead have now been awarded the Hermann von Helmholtz Prize.

Contact: Dr. Hans Werner Schumacher
hans.w.schumacher@ptb.de
49-053-159-22500
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
ACMG 2014 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Two researchers known for identifying and treating 'bubble boy' disease honored by March of Dimes
The March of Dimes honored Rebecca H. Buckley, M.D., professor of immunology and the J. Buren Sidbury Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center and Jennifer M. Puck, M.D., professor of pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, two pediatricians whose research led to the need for early identification of and treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency and its inclusion in newborn screening.

Contact: Elizabeth Lynch
elynch@marchofdimes.coom
914-997-4286
March of Dimes Foundation

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
Immunotherapy innovator wins 2014 Canada Gairdner International Award
A Canadian institution that annually recognizes seminal medical discoveries selected cancer immunotherapy leader Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair and professor of Immunology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, for one of its 2014 Canada Gairdner International Awards.

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

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Harold F. Dvorak, M.D., wins Gairdner Award
Harold F. Dvorak, M.D., receives the 2014 Canada Gairdner Award for landmark discovery of VPF, a key player in blood vessel formation, which forms the basis for the field of angiogenesis.

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

Public Release: 28-Mar-2014
TU Dresden awards President of the Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye, honorary doctorate
In a festive ceremony held today, Mar. 28, 2014, the Faculty of Law of the TU Dresden awarded an honorary doctorate to the President of the Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye.

Contact: Kim-Astrid Magister
pressestelle@tu-dresden.de
49-035-146-332-398
Technische Universität Dresden

Public Release: 27-Mar-2014
UT Southwestern faculty member receives Norman Hackerman Award
Dr. Benjamin P. Tu, associate professor of biochemistry at UT Southwestern Medical Center, was honored today with the 2014 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research. Dr. Tu was recognized for innovative studies of once-unappreciated molecules that may someday improve treatments for cancer or conditions associated with aging.
Welch Foundation

Contact: Deborah Wormser
deborah.wormser@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 27-Mar-2014
TGen and Scottsdale Healthcare cancer expert Dr. Von Hoff receives Hope Funds award
Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, who has been instrumental in developing numerous new cancer treatments, is among this year's recipients of the Award of Excellence from the Hope Funds for Cancer Research. Dr. Von Hoff, M.D., FACP, who is Physician-In-Chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, and Chief Scientific Officer for Scottsdale Healthcare's Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials, will receive the 2014 Hope Funds Award of Excellence in Medicine.

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 26-Mar-2014
Miriam Hospital ICU receives Silver Beacon Award for exceptional care
The Intensive Care Unit at the Miriam Hospital has attained a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence from The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. The three-year award recognizes the hospital for its exceptional patient care and improved patient outcomes, and practices that follow the AACN's six Healthy Work Environment Standards.

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

Public Release: 25-Mar-2014
Two UMass Medical School students take home prestigious Weintraub Award
Colin Conine and Emma Watson, Ph.D. students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, received the 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award for research into the mechanisms governing epigenetic inheritance and the complex interactions between diet, gene expression and physiology.

Contact: Jim Fessenden
james.fessenden@umassmed.edu
508-856-2000
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 25-Mar-2014
UH industrial designer 'Connects' with International Housewares Association honors
Matthew Burton's 'Connect' recently earned first place the International Housewares Association's 2014 Student Design Competition. This is the third year in a row that a UH Industrial Design student has placed first in this competition.
International Housewares Association

Contact: Mike Emery
pemery@uh.edu
713-743-8186
University of Houston

Public Release: 25-Mar-2014
Environmental stewardship motivates latest White House Champions of Change
Benjamin Blonder and Billy Spitzer are among 14 environmental and conservation leaders honored by the White House as Champions of Change at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., last week for their work on environmental stewardship and community involvement.

Contact: Maria C. Zacharias
mzachari@nsf.gov
703-292-8454
National Science Foundation

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