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Public Release: 25-Mar-2014
Simon Levin, Ph.D., awarded prestigious 2014 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Executive Committee today named Simon A. Levin, Ph.D., of Princeton University, the recipient of the 2014 Tyler Prize for his research revealing the complexity of, and relationships between, species and ecosystems. His work has been fundamental in the crafting of environmental policies and advancing the study of complex ecosystems -- the myriad relationships and interactions in nature.

Contact: Nick Seaver
nseaver@burnesscommunications.com
301-280-5727
Burness Communications

Public Release: 24-Mar-2014
Bioethicist Arthur Caplan receives 2014 Public Service Award for an individual
Today the National Science Board announced that renowned bioethicist Arthur Caplan, a global leader in medical ethics, is the 2014 recipient of its Public Service Award for an individual.

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

Public Release: 24-Mar-2014
Pioneer Award recipients Marina Cavazzana and Adrian Thrasher recognized for advancing gene therapy to the clinic for immunodeficiency disorders
Marina Cavazzana, M.D., Ph.D., Paris Descartes University, France and Adrian J. Thrasher, M.D., Ph.D., University College London Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom, have been honored with the Pioneer Award for basic and clinical gene therapy for immunodeficiency disorders.

Contact: Vicki Cohn
vcohn@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 24-Mar-2014
Society of Interventional Radiology 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
SIR Foundation, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology present awards
The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology -- the Society of Interventional Radiology's peer-reviewed scientific journal -- together with SIR Foundation, will present the 2013 JVIR Editor's Award for Outstanding Clinical Research Paper and the Award for Outstanding Laboratory Investigation during the March 24 plenary session at SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting. SIR 2014 is being held March 22-27 in San Diego.
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 22-Mar-2014
Society of Interventional Radiology 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
Interventional radiologists receive honors from SIR Foundation
Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and editor-in-chief of the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) flagship publication, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, will receive the Leaders in Innovation Award from SIR Foundation during the society's Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 22-Mar-2014
Society of Interventional Radiology 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology presents highest honors
The Society of Interventional Radiology will present its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Michael D. Dake, M.D., FSIR; Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., FSIR; and Lenny K. Tan, M.D., FSIR, on March 25, during its 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. The Gold Medal acknowledges distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to the discipline of interventional radiology.

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 22-Mar-2014
Society of Interventional Radiology 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology names James Benenati as Dotter Lecturer
Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and medical director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's Peripheral Vascular Laboratory in Miami since 1990, will deliver the 2014 Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture at the March 23 opening plenary of SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting. SIR 2014 is being held March 22 in San Diego.
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 21-Mar-2014
Harvard professor wins 'Nobel Prize of water'
A Harvard professor who has made a career of tackling water insecurity challenges around the world will receive the Stockholm Water Prize, known informally as the 'Nobel Prize of water.'

Contact: Paul Karoff
karof@seas.harvard.edu
617-496-0450
Harvard University

Public Release: 20-Mar-2014
Richard Tapia, mathematician and mentor, receives 2014 Vannevar Bush Award
Today the National Science Board announced that mathematician Richard Tapia, a leader in mentoring minorities in science, engineering and mathematics fields, is the 2014 recipient of its Vannevar Bush Award.
National Science Foundation

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

Public Release: 20-Mar-2014
Heidelberg researcher awarded Animal Welfare Prize of the German Research Foundation
Professor Thomas Korff of the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology at Heidelberg University, Germany, will be awarded the German Research Foundation's Ursula M. Haendel Animal Welfare Prize on March 20, 2014, at a ceremony in Berlin. The physiologist investigates the formation and remodeling of blood vessels and has developed methods that minimize the distress experienced by animals and reduce the number of test animals. In certain areas, animal experiments can be replaced completely.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Dr. Gerd König
gerd.koenig@physiologie.uni-heidelberg.de
49-622-154-4067
Heidelberg University Hospital

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
NYU's LeDoux named William James Fellow Award winner by Association for Psychological Science
New York University professor Joseph LeDoux has been named a recipient of the William James Fellow Award, an honor bestowed by the Association for Psychological Science, in recognition of his lifetime achievements in research focused on the brain mechanisms of memory and emotion.

Contact: James Devitt
james.devitt@nyu.edu
212-998-6808
New York University

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference
Dr. Christine Drennon announced as the 2014 winner of the UAA-SAGE Activist Scholar Award
SAGE and the Urban Affairs Association are delighted to announce that Dr. Christine Drennon, Director of the Urban Studies Program at Trinity University, is the 2014 winner of the Urban Affairs Association-SAGE Marilyn Gittell Activist Scholar Award. Dr. Drennon will be honored at the 2014 Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference held in San Antonio, Texas, March 19-22, 2014.

Contact: Camille Gamboa
camille.gamboa@sagepub.com
805-410-7441
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 19-Mar-2014
California recognized by March of Dimes for advancements in the health of moms and babies
California Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ron Chapman accepted the March of Dimes Franklin Delano Roosevelt Prematurity Campaign Leadership award for his agency's work to reduce preterm birth rates in the state to 9.6 percent, down from a high of 10.9 percent in 2007. California -- with more than 500,000 births each year -- is the largest state to reach the March of Dimes goal of reducing preterm birthrates to 9.6 percent or less.

Contact: Sheri Lunn
slunn@marchofdimes.com
818-539-2191
March of Dimes Foundation

Public Release: 17-Mar-2014
Dr. Roger Unger wins international Luft Award for endocrinology and diabetes research
Dr. Roger Unger, Professor of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center has been awarded the 2014 Rolf Luft Award for his identification of glucagon as a pancreatic hormone that raises blood sugar levels, having the opposite effect of insulin.
Karolinska Institutet

Contact: Debbie Bolles
debbie.bolles@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 15-Mar-2014
Annual Meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists
U of Tennessee distinguished scientist awarded prestigious geosciences award
Established in 1999, the award from the American Geosciences Institute is presented to a geoscientist who has demonstrated a long history of scientific achievement and exceptional service to the geoscience profession.

Contact: Amy Blakely
amy.blakely@tenneesse.edu
865-974-5034
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
JAX President and CEO Edison Liu, M.D., to receive Chen Award from HUGO
The international Human Genome Organization will present the Chen Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Human Genetic and Genomic Research to Jackson Laboratory President and CEO Edison Liu, M.D.

Contact: Joyce Peterson
joyce.peterson@jax.org
207-288-6058
Jackson Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Mar-2014
Freiburg scientist is awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
Immunologist Michael Reth is honored for outstanding biomedical research.

Contact: Dr. Michael Reth
michael.reth@bioss.uni-freiburg.de
49-761-510-8420
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
MD Anderson honors 2 champions for women in medicine and research
Two champions of gender equality in medicine and research will be honored by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
CNIO researcher awarded by the Prostate Cancer Foundation
David Olmos, the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre's Head of the Prostate Cancer and Genitourinary Tumours Clinical Research Unit, has won the 2014 Stewart Rahr-PCF Young Investigator Award, endowed by the Prostate Cancer Foundation -- the leading philanthropic organization for cutting-edge research into prostate cancer.

Contact: Nuria Noriega
nnoriega@cnio.es
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO)

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Innovative gaming research gains national recognition
University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing, Baylor Scott & White Health and UT Dallas developed a video-game simulation that they say can teach doctors and nurses to work more collaboratively by playing out tense situations in a virtual world. The federally funded project recently received two national awards at the 4th Annual Serious Games and Virtual Environments Arcade & Showcase during the 2014 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in San Francisco.
US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
817-521-5494
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Israel Prize awarded to professor Haim Levy -- the third for Hebrew University faculty in 2014
Israel's Education Minister announced that professor Haim Levy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has won the 2014 Israel Prize for political science, managerial science and international relations. Levy, from the Jerusalem School of Business Administration, is the third Hebrew University professor to win for 2014, joining professor Jaacov Katan at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, and professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin at the Faculty of Medicine.

Contact: Dov Smith
dovs@savion.huji.ac.il
972-258-82844
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Emil Bozin awarded 2014 Science Prize from Neutron Scattering Society of America
The Neutron Scattering Society of America has named Emil Bozin, a condensed matter physicist at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, the recipient of their 2014 Science Prize. The NSSA award specifically recognized Bozin's discovery of 'broken symmetry local structures in exotic electronic materials, his elaboration of their nature and their importance to the material properties, in particular in PbTe, iridates, manganites, and cuprates.'

Contact: Justin Eure
jeure@bnl.gov
631-344-2347
DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Public Release: 13-Mar-2014
Outstanding research on improving animal welfare in science
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft will award the Ursula M. Haendel Animal Welfare Prize, which recognizes scientists who have improved the welfare of animals used in research, for the fifth time this year. The prize of 100,000 euros will be awarded to Professor Thomas Korff, who researches diseases of the vascular system at the Institute for Physiology and Pathophysiology at the University of Heidelberg, for his exemplary application of the principles of the 3Rs (replacement, refinement and reduction).

Contact: Marco Finetti
marco.finetti@dfg.de
49-228-885-2230
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 12-Mar-2014
Two INRS professors elected to the Global Young Academy
Federico Rosei, director of Centre Energie Materiaux Telecommunications at INRS, is proud to announce that two members of the center's academic staff, Francois Legare and Fiorenzo Vetrone, have been elected to the Global Young Academy. This prestigious Berlin-based academy was created in 2010 and is made up of 155 young researchers from all six continents.

Contact: Stéphanie Thibault
stephanie.thibault@adm.inrs.ca
450-687-5010 x8865
INRS

Public Release: 12-Mar-2014
President Obama honors exemplary math and science teachers
Teachers know something about snow days. A snow and ice storm hit Washington, D.C., as about 100 science and mathematics teachers arrived here on March 2. The next day, they traveled by Metro and by foot through heavy snow to the White House, where they met with the President, the pinnacle of a three-day visit to the nation's capital.

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

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