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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

Public Release: 12-Mar-2014
AAOS 2014 Annual Meeting
Kappa Delta awards recognize innovative orthopedic research
The Kappa Delta Sorority and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation presented four research awards today to scientists who are performing research that translates to improvements in patient treatment and care.

Contact: Elizabeth Fassbender
fassbender@aaos.org
608-469-8975
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Public Release: 12-Mar-2014
Dr. Evan Spruijt -- the winner of the Dream Chemistry Award
Dutch chemist Dr. Evan Spruijt won this year's Dream Chemistry Award. The members of the award's Scientific Committee have in this way expressed their appreciation for a visionary project of creating artificial cells -- microdroplets of water capable of autonomous growth and division. Creation of such cells in the laboratory would be an important step towards a deep understanding of physical and chemical foundations of life.

Contact: Robert Holyst
rholyst@ichf.edu.pl
Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 11-Mar-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
AACR recognizes contributions of multi-institutional research team against brain cancer
The American Association for Cancer Research will award the Eighth Annual AACR Team Science Award to the Duke University/Johns Hopkins University/National Cancer Institute Malignant Brain Tumor Team at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9. The award will be presented during the opening ceremony, Sunday, April 6, 8:15 a.m. PT.
Eli Lilly

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 11-Mar-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
AACR, CRI honor Robert Schreiber with Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology
he American Association for Cancer Research and the Cancer Research Institute will present Robert D. Schreiber, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, and Director of the Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., with the second annual AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 11-Mar-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
Pezcoller Foundation and AACR honor outstanding achievements of Dr. Elaine Fuchs
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., will receive the 2014 Pezcoller Foundation-American Association for Cancer Research International Award for Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9, in recognition of her seminal work contributing to the understanding of mammalian skin, skin stem cells, and skin-related diseases, particularly cancers, genetic diseases, and proinflammatory disorders.
Pezcoller Foundation

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 11-Mar-2014
The Holberg Prize 2014 is awarded to scholar of Islamic history
The British historian Michael Cook is awarded 'the Nobel Prize of the arts, humanities, social sciences, law and theology.' Terje Lohndal is the youngest recipient ever to be awarded the Nils Klim Prize.
The Holberg Prize

Contact: Solveig Stornes
solveig.stornes@holbergprisen.no
47-971-43553
The University of Bergen

Public Release: 11-Mar-2014
SURA honors Georgia Tech biologist as Distinguished Scientist
The Southeastern Universities Research Association today announced that Jeffrey Skolnick, Director of the Integrated Biosystems Institute at Georgia Institute of Technology, will receive its 2014 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award.
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Contact: Greg Kubiak
kubiak@sura.org
202-408-2412
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Public Release: 10-Mar-2014
2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award winners announced
Thirteen graduate students from institutes throughout North America have been chosen to receive the 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award sponsored by the Basic Sciences Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Nominations were solicited internationally; the winners were selected on the basis of the quality, originality and significance of their work.
Weintraub and Groudine Fund

Contact: Kristen Woodward
media@fredhutch.org
206-667-2210
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Public Release: 10-Mar-2014
Whitehead named APS Woman Physicist of the Month for March
Lisa Whitehead, assistant professor of physics at University of Houston's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, has been named Woman Physicist of the Month for March by the American Physical Society. Whitehead is doing research in the field of experimental particle physics. Her research focuses on understanding the properties of the neutrino, one of the fundamental particles that make up the universe.

Contact: Kathy Major
ksmajor@uh.edu
713-743-4023
University of Houston

Public Release: 10-Mar-2014
AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting
Three UTSA College of Sciences faculty honored at AAAS Annual Meeting
UTSA College of Sciences faculty members Andrew Tsin, Garry Cole and Donald Kurtz were honored recently at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago.

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
kris.rodriguez@utsa.edu
210-458-5116
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 7-Mar-2014
UT Arlington undergrad honored for research on antibiotic resistant infection
One of 60 students selected in the Council on Undergraduate Research's Posters on the Hill competition is looking for a way to stop a dangerous, hospital-acquired disease. Emmanuel Fordjour started working in the lab of a National Institutes of Health-funded researcher when he was just a sophomore.
National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 7-Mar-2014
2014 ASCO Annual Meeting
TGen and Scottsdale Healthcare cancer expert Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff is honored by ASCO
In association with its 50th anniversary, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff one of ASCO's 50 Oncology Luminaries, celebrating 50 doctors who over the past half-century have significantly advanced cancer care.

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

Public Release: 6-Mar-2014
Stockman elected SPIE Fellow
Mark Stockman, physics professor and director for the Center for Nano-Optics at Georgia State University, has been elected a SPIE fellow for his achievements in theoretical nano-optics and nanoplasmonics.

Contact: LaTina Emerson
lemerson1@gsu.edu
404-413-1353
Georgia State University

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