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Public Release: 18-Apr-2016
Rotman professor wins a 2016 Killam Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts
An economist at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management is the recipient of a prestigious award from the Canada Council for the Arts. Dan Trefler, a professor of business economics who holds the J. Douglas and Ruth Grant Canada Research Chair in Competitiveness and Prosperity, will receive a Killam Prize for his exceptional career achievement in the field of social sciences.
Canada Council for the Arts, Killam Trusts

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 17-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
IOF-ESCEO 2016 Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Awards presented in Malaga
Professors Elaine Dennison and Olivier Bruyère were named as the winners of the IOF-ESCEO 2016 Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Awards. These new awards recognize the contribution to the field of musculoskeletal diseases of young scientists who have shown their ability to perform top-quality research and are expected to become key opinion leaders in the coming years.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 17-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
IOF Olof Johnell Science Award presented to Professor Serge Ferrari
Professor Serge Ferrari, Associate Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant in Metabolic bone diseases at the Geneva University Hospital has been named winner of the International Osteoporosis Foundation's 2016 Olof Johnell Science Award, presented during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 17-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
IOF Committee of National Societies Medal awarded to Dr. Elias Hanna Saba
Dr. Elias Hanna Saba, Chief Executive Director of the Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society, was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation's Committee of National Societies Medal during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 17-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
IOF Medal of Achievement awarded to Professor Eugene McCloskey
Professor Eugene McCloskey, Professor of Adult Bone Diseases at the University of Sheffield Metabolic Bone Centre was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation Medal of Achievement at a ceremony on April 16 during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases,.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 17-Apr-2016
American Association for Cancer Research 2016 Annual Meeting
Women's Health Initiative receives AACR Team Science Award
The Women's Health Initiative, a nationwide, federally funded research program coordinated by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, has received the 10th annual Team Science Award from the American Association for Cancer Research.
American Association for Cancer Research

Contact: Rhonda Curry
rcurry@fredhutch.org
206-240-6011
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Public Release: 16-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
IOF President's Award presented to leading regional osteoporosis advocates
International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) President's Award was presented today to eight leading regional osteoporosis experts and advocates in recognition of their contributions to IOF and their extraordinary work in the field. The presentations took place at a special ceremony during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, currently being held in Malaga, Spain until April 17, 2016.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 15-Apr-2016
Ames Laboratory scientist inducted into National Academy of Inventors
US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Iver Anderson was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C., today at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact: Laura Millsaps
millsaps@ameslab.gov
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 15-Apr-2016
Rotman professors win 2016 Fellowship and Governor's Awards from the Bank of Canada
Two professors at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management have been named as the recipients of prestigious research awards from the Bank of Canada today.
Bank of Canada

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
2016 American Society of Microbiology
OU professor recipient of national award in applied and environmental microbiology
University of Oklahoma Professor Joseph M. Suflita will receive a national award, the 2016 DuPont Industrial Biosciences Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting in Boston in mid-June. Suflita is George Lynn Cross Research Professor and MAPCO Professor of Environmental Quality in the OU College of Arts and Sciences and the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy.

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
Professor from Saarland University receives prestigious French research award
Joachim Weickert, professor of mathematics and computer science at Saarland University, is to receive the Jean Kuntzmann Prize 2016.

Contact: Dr. Joachim Weickert
weickert@mia.uni-saarland.de
0681-302-57340
Saarland University

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
One of world's leading scientists, Dr. Matthew L. Meyerson, to receive Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award
In recognition of his immeasurable contributions to the understanding of cancer genomics and targeted therapies, Van Andel Research Institute will present renowned scientist Matthew L. Meyerson, M.D., Ph.D., with the 2016 Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award. As part of the award, Meyerson will deliver an educational lecture May 19 and a scientific lecture May 20 at the Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Contact: Beth Hinshaw Hall
beth.hinshawhall@vai.org
616-234-5519
Van Andel Research Institute

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal 2016 awarded to Professor René Rizzoli
Professor René Rizzoli, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at University Hospitals of Geneva has been awarded the prestigious Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal during the opening ceremony of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
John A. Kanis awarded ESCEO Medal of Excellence
Professor John A Kanis, Emeritus Professor in Human Metabolism, was announced the winner of the ESCEO Medal of Excellence at the opening ceremony of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases. The prestigious award honors an academic who has contributed significantly to the field of osteoporosis and musculoskeletal science through original and outstanding scientific contributions.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Dr. Glen Weiss Named Researcher of the Year from AZ Business Magazine
Dr. Glen Weiss, Director of Clinical Research and Medical Oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center has been named 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards' Researcher of the Year by AZ Business Magazine.

Contact: Nicole McTheny
nicole.mctheny@ctca-hope.com
602-339-1569
Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Mayo Clinic neurologist awarded prize for groundbreaking research in MS
Claudia Lucchinetti, M.D., will be awarded the 2016 John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research for her outstanding contributions to understanding and treating multiple sclerosis.

Contact: Duska Anastasijevic
newsbureau@mayo.edu
507-284-5005
Mayo Clinic

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Dr. Prabhat Jha receives CIHR Trailblazer Award
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Population and Public Health has awarded Dr. Prabhat Jha its inaugural Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions.

Contact: Kendra Stephenson
stephensonk@smh.ca
416-864-5047
St. Michael's Hospital

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Michael Gage and Arnold Pizer receive 2016 AMS Impact Award
Michael Gage and Arnold Pizer, both of the University of Rochester, have received the 2016 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. Gage and Pizer are honored for the creation and development of WeBWorK, one of the first web-based systems that assign and grade homework problems in mathematics and science courses.
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Students win international prize for sustainable aquaculture idea
Two environmental science concentrators in the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society are part of a team that has won an international prize for their idea to make Kenyan fish farming more sustainable.
Thought for Food

Contact: David Orenstein
david_orenstein@brown.edu
401-863-1862
Brown University

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
Gloria Heppner honored for writing one of the most influential articles in Cancer Research
Cancer Research, the premier journal published by the American Association for Cancer Research, is celebrating its 75-year history. As part of the celebration, the magazine recently honored 48 of the most influential scientific articles in its history. Gloria Heppner, Ph.D., associate vice president for research at Wayne State University, was selected as one of the 48 outstanding researchers for her 1984 article 'Tumor Heterogeneity,' which was described as being 'more often highlighted by editors, AACR Fellows, and cancer researchers than any other (article).'

Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
313-577-8845
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
Two undergrads win Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for gloves that translate sign language
Two University of Washington undergraduates have won a $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their "SignAloud" invention -- gloves that can translate American Sign Language into text or speech.

Contact: Hannah Hickey
hickeyh@uw.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
21st century renaissance man
George Legrady, a new media pioneer at UCSB, receives a Guggenheim Fellowship to explore the intersection of art and engineering.

Contact: Julie Cohen
julie.cohen@ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
Collegiate inventors awarded Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced the winners of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, a nationwide search for the most inventive college students. The Lemelson-MIT Program awarded $90,000 in prizes to collegiate inventors. Each winning team of undergraduates received $10,000, and each graduate student winner received $15,000. The winners of this year's competition were selected from a diverse and highly-competitive applicant pool of students from 77 colleges and universities across the country.

Contact: Stephanie Martinovich
smartino@mit.edu
617-258-0632
Lemelson-MIT Program

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
CHOP expert named to blue ribbon panel of national cancer moonshot initiative
Peter C. Adamson, M.D., a pediatric oncologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Chair of the Children's Oncology Group, will join other thought leaders in advising the scientific direction and goals of Vice President Joe Biden's National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
National Cancer Institute

Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Release: 11-Apr-2016
ELCC 2016 - European Lung Cancer Conference
Heine H. Hansen Award goes to Suresh Senan
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) have announced the 2016 Heine H. Hansen (HHH) Award recipient as Suresh Senan from Amsterdam. The award will be presented at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) 2016, held April 13-16 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

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