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Public Release: 20-Jul-2018
Loyola medicine radiologist wins award for best clinical research paper
Loyola Medicine radiologist Jennifer Lim-Dunham, M.D., and colleagues have received the Society for Pediatric Radiology's prestigious Walter E. Berdon Award for best clinical research paper appearing in the journal Pediatric Radiology in 2017.

Contact: Jim Ritter
jritter@lumc.edu
708-216-2445
Loyola University Health System

Public Release: 20-Jul-2018
American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors Eric S. Lander with William Allan Award
ASHG has named Eric S. Lander, Ph.D., president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the 2018 recipient of the William Allan Award. The Allan Award, which recognizes a scientist for substantial and far-reaching scientific contributions to human genetics, was established in 1961 in memory of William Allan, M.D. (1881-1943), one of the first American physicians to conduct extensive research on human genetics and hereditary diseases.

Contact: Ann Klinck
press@ashg.org
301-634-7342
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 19-Jul-2018
Department of Energy invests $64 million in advanced nuclear technology
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $64 million in awards for advanced nuclear energy technology to DOE national laboratories, industry, and 39 U.S. universities in 29 states. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been awarded $800,000 for analysis of nuclear power plants' accident propagation and mitigation processes.
US Department of Energy

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Public Release: 19-Jul-2018
National Academy of Medicine announces Emerging Leaders in Health & Medicine
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine. The individuals are early- to mid-career professionals from a wide range of health-related fields, such as basic and translational science, clinical medicine, bioengineering, federal health policy and law, and ethics. Young leaders in this program are selected by NAM leadership to engage in a variety of activities throughout the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) over a three-year term.

Contact: Dana Korsen
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Public Release: 18-Jul-2018
Small scale, huge impact
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Bolin Liao receives an early career award from the Department of Energy.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 18-Jul-2018
Aeronautical engineering students share first place in AIAA paper competition
Two aeronautical engineering students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shared first place in the 2018 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Multidisciplinary Design Optimization student paper competition.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Public Release: 18-Jul-2018
Research to prevent blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award grants for research
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (the Academy) and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) today announced the first recipients of the Research to Prevent Blindness/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award for IRIS® Registry Research.

Contact: Media Relations
media@aao.org
415-561-8534
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Public Release: 18-Jul-2018
American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors Jan M. Friedman with Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Jan M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., as the 2018 recipient of the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education. Dr. Friedman is a Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). This award recognizes an individual for contributions of exceptional quality and importance to human genetics education internationally.

Contact: Ann Klinck
press@ashg.org
301-634-7342
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 17-Jul-2018
2018 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
2018 ESA Regional Policy Award recognizes Representative Walter J. Leger III
Ecological Society of America will present its 11th annual Regional Policy Award to Representative Walter J. Leger III, speaker pro tempore of the Louisiana House of Representatives, during the Society's Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The award recognizes an elected or appointed local policymaker who has an outstanding record of informing policy decisions with ecological science.

Contact: Alison Mize
alison@esa.org
202-833-8773
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2018
2018 SIAM Annual Meeting
Mathematicians receive high honors for global contributions
16 distinguished individuals are being recognized by Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for their exemplary research, significant contributions, and outstanding service to the applied mathematics and computational science communities.

Contact: Becky Kerner
kerner@siam.org
267-350-6383
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 17-Jul-2018
$1.54 million NIH grant to identify ways to improve cardiac function in heart failure
With the help of a $1.54 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, a research team from Wayne State University will establish a targeted approach to sustain cardiac function during an energetic crisis and heart failure.
NIH/NHLBI

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

Public Release: 17-Jul-2018
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center status renewed
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center's designation as a comprehensive cancer center.

Contact: Ashley Heher
ashley.heher@uchospitals.edu
773-702-0025
University of Chicago Medical Center

Public Release: 16-Jul-2018
Greg Kennedy honored with 2018 Alzheimer Award
Amsterdam, NL, July 16, 2018 -- The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) is pleased to announce that Greg Kennedy, a PhD candidate at the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Alzheimer Award.

Contact: Carmel McNamara, Ph.D.
c.mcnamara@iospress.nl
31-206-883-355
IOS Press

Public Release: 16-Jul-2018
15th Annual Meeting for Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)
Professor Sarah Kang awarded with Kamide Award
Professor in the School of Urban and Environmental Engineering at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has received the 2018 AOGS Kamide Award, becoming the the first Korean-American scientist to earn the prestigious award.
Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 16-Jul-2018
American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors Mary-Claire King with ASHG Advocacy Award
ASHG has named Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., as the 2018 recipient of the Advocacy Award. Dr. King is American Cancer Society Professor of Medicine and Genome Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. This award honors individuals or groups who have exhibited excellence and achievement in applications of human genetics for the common good, in areas such as facilitating public awareness of genetics issues, promoting funding for biomedical research, and integrating genetics into health systems.

Contact: Ann Klinck
press@ashg.org
301-634-7342
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 13-Jul-2018
Seth Davidovits wins 2018 Marshall N. Rosenbluth dissertation award
Seth Davidovits, a 2017 graduate of the Program in Plasma Physics in the Princeton University Department of Astrophysical Sciences, has won the 2018 Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award presented by the American Physical Society.
National Science Foundation, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, National Nuclear Security Agency

Contact: John Greenwald
greenwald@comcast.net
609-610-6480
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Public Release: 13-Jul-2018
National Academy of Engineering's 24th Annual US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Jennifer Pazour selected to participate in US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Jennifer Pazour, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Rensselaer, has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's 24th annual US Frontiers of Engineering symposium.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Public Release: 13-Jul-2018
American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors Cecilia Lindgren with ASHG Mentorship Award
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Cecilia Lindgren, Ph.D., as the recipient of its 2018 Mentorship Award. This award recognizes ASHG members who have significant records of accomplishment as mentors.

Contact: Ann Klinck
press@ashg.org
301-634-7342
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 12-Jul-2018
URI-led consortium selected to operate new research ship to replace R/V Endeavor
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, led by the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography, to operate a new oceanographic research ship, one of only three such vessels in the nation.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Carol McCarthy
carolmccarthy@uri.edu
401-874-4147
University of Rhode Island

Public Release: 12-Jul-2018
UC Riverside psychologist receives high honor from NAACP
Psychologist Carolyn Murray at UC Riverside has been awarded the 2018 Dr. William Montague Cobb award for special achievements in public health at the local level, presented annually by the National Health Committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The award is given to an outstanding individual in a local community "in recognition of special achievement in areas of social justice, health justice advocacy, health education, health promotion, fundraising, and research."
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 12-Jul-2018
Team USA returns to first place in Olympics of high school math
The US team won first place for the third time in four years at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) which took place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, on July 3-14, 2018, with 116 countries participating. The six US team members also took home five gold medals and one silver medal for their individual high scores in the competition, known as the Olympics of mathematics competitions for high school students.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
Mathematical Association of America

Public Release: 11-Jul-2018
American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting
ASHG honors Sekar Kathiresan with 2018 Curt Stern Award
ASHG named Sekar Kathiresan, M.D., as the 2018 recipient of the Curt Stern Award. Dr. Kathiresan is the Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Initiative at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. This annual award recognizes genetics and genomics researchers who have made significant scientific contributions during the past decade.

Contact: Ann Klinck
press@ashg.org
301-634-7342
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 11-Jul-2018
Paul Corkum becomes first Canadian to receive the Isaac Newton Medal
Physicist Paul Corkum has added another prestigious international award to his impressive roster: the Isaac Newton Medal and Prize, the highest accolade of the United Kingdom's Institute of Physics. The Distinguished Professor at the University of Ottawa and National Research Council-Canada Research Chair in Attosecond Photonics is the first Canadian to receive this distinction, which recognizes 'world-leading contributions to physics by an individual.'

Contact: Isabelle Mailloux Pulkinghorn
imaillou@uottawa.ca
613-240-0275
University of Ottawa

Public Release: 10-Jul-2018
Barbara B. Kahn, M.D. receives 2019 FASEB Excellence in Science Award
Barbara Kahn, M.D., Vice Chair for Research Strategy in the Department of Medicine at BIDMC, receives the FASEB Excellence in Science Award.

Contact: Jacqueline Mitchell
jsmitche@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Jul-2018
Researcher honored for improving health and safety of home care workers
A UMass Lowell researcher dedicated to improving the quality and safety of home health care recently received international recognition for her work.

Contact: Nancy Cicco
Nancy_Cicco@uml.edu
978-934-4944
University of Massachusetts Lowell

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