On September 8, Professor Emeritus Hirofumi Akagi of Tokyo Institute of Technology won the 2020 EPE Gaston Maggetto Medal, the highest award given by the European Power Electronics and Drives Association (EPE).
Penny M. Heaton, MD, a renowned leader in vaccine clinical research and development received the 2020 recipient of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Distinguished Research Award. The award recognizes the outstanding investigative efforts of a PIDS member who, throughout his or her career, has made outstanding contributions to research with a significant impact on the field of pediatric infectious diseases.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced new members at its annual meeting on October 19, 2020. Among them, President Eiichi Saitoh of Fujita Health university has been elected as an international member.
David S. Wilkes, MD, dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Ruchi Banerjee's interest in cybersecurity began with a fascination with the unknown. Now, she is embarking on the next big step in her cybersecurity career as an EWF INI Fellow--a full-tuition information security fellowship awarded jointly by the INI and the Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy (EWF).
"The fate of the virus and how it can be transferred through the food supply chain has not been addressed yet," said Reza Ovissipour, primary investigator.
Dr. Antoni Ribas, a world-renowned physician-scientist, has been named to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Five faculty from the University of Pennsylvania are among the newest members of the National Academy of Medicine. William Beltran of the School of Veterinary Medicine, Matthew McHugh of the School of Nursing, and Ronald DeMatteo, Raina Merchant, and Hongjun Song of the Perelman School of Medicine have been recognized for contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.
Brendan G. Carr, MD, MA, MS, and Judy H. Cho, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.