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Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
Professor Karen Kasza wins Packard Fellowship
Karen Kasza, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has won a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering for her research that 'explores how cells work together to build tissues and organs with diverse shapes and structures during embryonic development. The Kasza Lab uses novel approaches to uncover the fundamental physical and biological mechanisms of morphogenesis, aiming to learn from cells about new ways to engineer tissue and treat disease.'
Packard Foundation

Contact: Holly Evarts
he2181@columbia.edu
212-854-3206
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
RIT engineering dean recognized as Outstanding Educator by American Ceramics Society
Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, will be presented the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Ceramics Society at its annual conference and honors banquet on Oct. 15.

Contact: Michelle Cometa
michelle.cometa@rit.edu
585-475-4954
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
UIC scholar selected as National Academy of Medicine fellow
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected the University of Illinois at Chicago's Dima Qato to serve as its 2018 Fellow in Pharmacy.

Contact: Jackie Carey
jmcarey@uic.edu
312-996-8277
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
UC San Diego Health's Lucila Ohno-Machado elected to National Academy of Medicine
Lucila Ohno-Machado, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at UC San Diego Health, professor of medicine and associate dean for informatics and technology at the School of Medicine, and a founding faculty member of UC San Diego Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Contact: Heather Buschman, PhD
slafee@ucsd.edu
858-249-0456
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
Three health professionals Named 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellows
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected three outstanding health professionals for the class of 2018 NAM Fellowships. The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current field expertise to the work of the NAM and the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
National Academy of Medicine honors three members for outstanding service
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service.

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

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
Earl Miller wins George A. Miller Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience
Miller will deliver a lecture about 'Working Memory 2.0' at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society's annual meeting in March 2019 in San Francisco.
Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Contact: David Orenstein
davidjo@mit.edu
617-324-2079
Picower Institute at MIT

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
Honey bee researcher Gene Robinson elected to National Academy of Medicine
Entomology professor Gene Robinson, an international leader in honey bee research, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine 'for pioneering contributions to understanding the roles of genes in social behavior.'

Contact: Diana Yates, Research Editor, Univ. of Illinois News Bureau
diya@illinois.edu
217-333-5802
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
Brown medicine, epidemiology professor elected to National Academy of Medicine
With the prestigious appointment, Dr. Josiah Rich earns high honors for his work fighting the opioid epidemic and addressing health issues among prisoners.

Contact: Mollie Rappe
mollie_rappe@brown.edi
401-863-1862
Brown University

Public Release: 15-Oct-2018
National Academy of Medicine elects 85 new members
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 75 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.

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

Public Release: 11-Oct-2018
FDA awards $5 million to pediatric device consortium co-led by Children's National and UMD
To foster development, production and marketing of the next generation of medical devices designed to meet growing children's unique needs, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded $5 million to the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), led by Children's National Health System and University of Maryland, College Park.
The Food and Drug Administration

Contact: Debbie Asrate
dasrate@childrensnational.org
202-476-4500
Children's National Health System

Public Release: 11-Oct-2018
Sandia Labs names first Jill Hruby Fellows
Sandia National Laboratories has named Mercedes Taylor and Chen Wang its first Jill Hruby Fellows. The honorees have each been awarded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in technical leadership, comprising national security-relevant research with an executive mentor.

Contact: Troy Rummler
trummle@sandia.gov
505-284-1056
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 11-Oct-2018
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UNIST celebrates newest cohort of rising-star distinguished professors
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) celebrates with the new cohort of 'Rising-star Distinguished Professors', the highest honor the university can bestow upon faculty members who are under the age of 45.

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

Public Release: 11-Oct-2018
Prize-winning research reveals how parenting behavior is controlled in the mouse brain
Johannes Kohl has been named the 2018 grand prize winner in the annual international competition for The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology, for research that makes sense of how a cluster of neurons controls parenting behavior in mice.
Human Frontier Long-Term Fellowship, EMBO Long-Term Fellowship, Sir Henry Wellcome Fellowship, NARSAD Young Investigator Award, NIH, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact: Amanda Johnson
abjohnson@aaas.org
202-326-7088
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 10-Oct-2018
American Chemical Society recognizes Montana State professor for outstanding research
The American Chemical Society has selected Joan Broderick to receive the 2019 Alfred Bader Award in Bioinorganic or Bioorganic Chemistry, a prestigious national award that honors a scientist for outstanding research accomplishments.

Contact: Joan Broderick
jbroderick@montana.edu
406-994-6160
Montana State University

Public Release: 9-Oct-2018
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Award winners named for the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will honor three renowned researchers for their work in breast cancer at the 2018 SABCS. Ian Smith, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, will receive the William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award; Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, will receive the 2018 AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research; and Zena Werb, PhD, will receive the 2018 AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research.

Contact: Julia Gunther
julia.gunther@aacr.org
215-446-6896
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 9-Oct-2018
Lehigh professor Panos Diplas elected ASCE fellow
Dr. Panayiotis 'Panos' Diplas, the P.C. Rossin Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Lehigh University, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE.)
American Society of Civil Engineers

Contact: Marc Rosenberg
marc.rosenberg@lehigh.edu
610-758-4370
Lehigh University

Public Release: 9-Oct-2018
BU graduate student receives health policy research scholarship
Michael Rosario, a second-year PhD student in the Graduate Program for Neuroscience at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has received a four-year, $120,000 Health Policy Research Scholarship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Rosario is the first Boston University graduate student to receive this award.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-358-7838
Boston University School of Medicine

Public Release: 8-Oct-2018
Louisiana wetlands professor awarded high honor in China
Louisiana State University College of the Coast & Environment Professor Ed Laws was awarded the highest honor bestowed by the Chinese government upon non-Chinese experts who have made outstanding contributions to China's economic and social progress.

Contact: Alison Satake
asatake@lsu.edu
225-578-3870
Louisiana State University

Public Release: 8-Oct-2018
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Penn Medicine's OncoLink receives 2018 CPEN Excellence in Patient Education Award
The Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) honored the Patient Education Team from Penn Medicine's OncoLink with the 2018 Excellence in Patient Education Award.

Contact: John Infanti
john.infanti@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-301-5221
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 5-Oct-2018
Rush wins 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award
Rush University Medical Center today received the Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award, given annually by healthcare services company Vizient to academic medical centers, complex teaching medical centers and community hospital members that demonstrate superior performance in its Quality and Accountability Study.

Contact: Charles Jolie
charles_l_jolie@rush.edu
312-942-7817
Rush University Medical Center

Public Release: 5-Oct-2018
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory designated an historic mechanical engineering site
Features describes designation of PPPL as an historic mechanical engineering landmark.

Contact: John Greenwald
jgreenwa@pppl.gov
609-243-2672
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Public Release: 5-Oct-2018
Loyola neurologist receives Presidential Citation from Neurocritical Care Society
Loyola Medicine neurologist Michael Schneck, MD, is a 2018 recipient of a Presidential Citation from the Neurocritical Care Society in recognition of his extraordinary efforts on behalf of the society.

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

Public Release: 4-Oct-2018
Argonne researchers honored by Energy Secretary's awards program
A select group of researchers from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory was recently recognized for their contributions to infrastructure security and nuclear nonproliferation at the Secretary's Honor Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on August 29.
United States Department of Homeland Security Office of Infrastructure Protection, Office of International Nuclear Safeguards/International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program

Contact: Chris Kramer
ckramer@anl.gov
630-252-5580
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

Public Release: 4-Oct-2018
Prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellows include UT Austin's inventor of 'cancer pen'
Livia Schiavinato Eberlin, an assistant professor of chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin, has won a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, sometimes called a 'genius' award. She has developed the MasSpec Pen, a tool that enables a surgeon to rapidly differentiate cancerous tissue from healthy tissue directly in patients in a surgical setting or in biopsies, a tool that could radically improve patient outcomes.
MacArthur Foundation

Contact: Marc Airhart
mairhart@austin.utexas.edu
512-232-1066
University of Texas at Austin

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