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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

Public Release: 29-Sep-2014
Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero wins Roux Prize for using data
Dr. Rodrigo Guerrero, a Harvard-trained epidemiologist and mayor of Cali, Colombia, is the first winner of the Roux Prize, a new US$100,000 award and the largest of its kind. Dr. Guerrero's success in reducing the toll of violence and the number of homicides in his city has influenced other Latin American countries to adopt similar measures. The Roux Prize is given by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

Contact: Rhonda Stewart
stewartr@uw.edu
206-897-2863
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Public Release: 26-Sep-2014
Dr. Nancy Chiaravalloti receives Alumni Achievement Award from Muhlenberg College
Nancy (Donofrio) Chiaravalloti, Ph.D., of Kessler Foundation received the Alumni Achievement in Science award from Muhlenberg College on Sept. 13. The award recognizes distinguished and exceptional attainment in a specific scientific field. Dr. Chiaravalloti, a neuropsychologist, graduated cum laude in 1994. She is director of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience and Traumatic Brain Injury Research at Kessler Foundation, project director of the federally funded Northern NJ TBI System, and professor at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School.

Contact: Carolann Murphy
cmurphy@kesslerfoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
Nanotechnology expert Somenath Mitra to receive NJIT Excellence in Research award
NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address critical quality-of-life issues, will receive the seventh annual Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on Oct. 2, 2014.

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
America's top age beat reporters chosen for journalism fellowship
The Gerontological Society of America and New America Media have selected 19 reporters for the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, now in its fifth year. They represent a wide range of general audience and ethnic media outlets, including several daily newspapers, national publications, and public radio affiliates.
AARP, Silver Century Foundation, John A. Hartford Foundation

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
CHEO doctor wins national award for concussion research
The Brain Injury Association of Canada recognizes Dr. Roger Zemek's leadership in the development of the first comprehensive pediatric guidelines for diagnosing and managing concussion.

Contact: Adrienne Vienneau
avienneau@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 x4144
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
NASA honors researchers behind film from space
Star cameras developed by researchers at DTU Space have ensured unique footage of Earth and the moon seen from space. Now NASA has honored the researchers behind the successful film with an award.

Contact: John Leif Jørgensen
jlj@space.dtu.dk
45-45-25-34-48
Technical University of Denmark

Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
CIFAR fellows named to Thomson Reuters list of Nobel-caliber scientists
Two CIFAR fellows have been named by Thomson Reuters to its 2014 list of 'Nobel-class' Citation Laureates. The selection uses data on scientific citations to list the most influential researchers in the fields of chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, and since 2002 has predicted 35 Nobel Prize winners.

Contact: Lindsay Jolivet
lindsay.jolivet@cifar.ca
416-971-4876
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
US Army looks to Daphne Yao to provide a more secure cyber space
Virginia Tech computer scientist Daphne Yao's proposed solutions to prevent insider attacks in the cyber security world will provide a leap forward to stronger Army command and control of cyberspace capabilities on the battlefield as well as in day-to-day operations.
US Army Research Office

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

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