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Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Finger animation research at Clemson begins with CAREER award in hand
A Clemson University researcher is letting her fingers do the talking with a new project that could lead to more realistic hand movements for animated movies, video games and a range of virtual reality simulations.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sophie Joerg
sjoerg@clemson.edu
864-656-0538
Clemson University

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Stefan Kröpelin wins 2017 Communicator Award
Cologne-based geologist is recognized for his long-standing and dedicated commitment to sharing his research on Africa. The award ceremony will take place on July 3 in Halle.

Contact: Dr. Jutta Rateike
jutta.rateike@dfg.de
49-228-885-2665
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Intermountain Healthcare Awarded National 2017 Hearst Health Prize
Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University, have announced that Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare is the winner of the 2017 Hearst Health Prize.

Contact: Jess C. Gomez
jess.gomez@imail.org
801-718-8495
Intermountain Medical Center

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
2017 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference
INFORMS® awards Holiday Retirement its 2017 Edelman Award
INFORMS, the leading international association for operations research and analytics professionals, announced it has awarded Holiday Retirement its 2017 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences for its use of operations research (O.R.) to improve the pricing model for its more than 300 senior living communities across the country.

Contact: Ashley Kilgore
ashley.kilgore@informs.org
443-433-2771
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
2017 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference
US Air Force and Walt Disney awarded the 2017 INFORMS Prize for Operations Research
INFORMS, the leading international association for operations research and analytics professionals, announced that both the US Air Force and The Walt Disney Company have received the 2017 INFORMS Prize for their pioneering and enduring integration of operations research (O.R.) and analytics programs into their organizations.

Contact: Ashley Kilgore
ashley.kilgore@informs.org
443-433-2771
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
2017 INFORMS Business Analytics Conference
US Air Force Academy awarded the 2017 UPS George D. Smith Prize
INFORMS, the leading international association for operations research and analytics professionals, has awarded the US Air Force Academy its 2017 UPS George D. Smith Prize for its operations research (O.R.) program, which prepares its graduates to become frontline O.R. practitioners as analysts in the Air Force.

Contact: Ashley Kilgore
ashley.kilgore@informs.org
443-433-2771
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
Pioneering investigators in experimental heart stem cell and cancer therapies recognized
Two prominent Cedars-Sinai investigators -- one leading the development of biological treatments for heart disease, the other spearheading the design and analysis of clinical trials for cancer research -- will be inducted today into the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.

Contact: Diane Wedner
Diane.Wedner@cshs.org
310-248-6608
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017
'Innovator' award for new leukemia immunotherapies
Dr. Marie Bleakley, a pediatric oncology physician-scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a 2017 Innovative Research Grant in immuno-oncology from Stand Up To Cancer.
Stand Up To Cancer, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Contact: Molly McElroy
mwmcelro@fredhutch.org
206-667-6651
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
40th Annual RSA Scientific Meeting
Research Society on Alcoholism grants Dr. Samuel W. French 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award
The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA), an organization of researchers who specialize in the study of alcoholism, will honor Samuel W. French, MD, a lead researcher at LA BioMed, with its prestigious 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding work in the field of alcohol research at the organization's annual scientific meeting in Denver on June 28.
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Lmecoy@LABioMed.org
310-546-5860
LA BioMed

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
UTA assistant professor awarded APS's Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award
The American Physical Society has awarded Benjamin Jones, assistant professor of Physics at The University of Texas at Arlington, the Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics, which is widely considered the most prestigious dissertation award in the field.
American Physical Society

Contact: Louisa Kellie
louisa.kellie@uta.edu
817-524-8926
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
ESA announces 2017 graduate student policy award recipients
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). This award provides graduate students with the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for policy experience and training. Six recipients were selected for this year's award: Jason M. Aloisio (Fordham University), Tyler C. Coverdale (Princeton University), Anna M. Groves (Michigan State University), Christine J. Pardo (University of Miami), Jessica M. Rudnick (University of California, Davis), and Benton N. Taylor (Columbia University).
Ecological Society of America

Contact: Julia Marsh
Julia@esa.org
202-833-8773 x224
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
Conductive graphene ink wins science photography competition's top prize
An image of spectacular swirling graphene ink in alcohol, which can be used to print electrical circuits onto paper, has won the overall prize in a national science photography competition, organized by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). 'Graphene - IPA Ink', by James Macleod, from the University of Cambridge, shows powdered graphite in alcohol which produces a conductive ink. The ink is forced at high pressure through micrometer-scale capillaries made of diamond.

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
ENDO 2017: The Endocrine Society's 99th Annual Meeting & Expo
Reporter receives Endocrine Society Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism
Lindsey Konkel, a New Jersey-based freelance reporter, received the Endocrine Society's annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.
Endocrine Society

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 2-Apr-2017
PolyU wins top prizes in Geneva's Invention Expo
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has brought glory to Hong Kong by winning a total of 11 prizes at the 45th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Covering a wide range of application areas, these breakthroughs not only expand the boundaries of knowledge, but also enhance the well-being of our society on different fronts.

Contact: Sharon Yu
sharon.yu@polyu.edu.hk
852-276-65103
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Public Release: 31-Mar-2017
SIAM announces Class of 2017 Fellows
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is pleased to announce the 2017 Class of SIAM Fellows. These 28 distinguished members were nominated for their exemplary research as well as outstanding service to the community.

Contact: Becky Kerner
kerner@siam.org
215-382-9800
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 31-Mar-2017
American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2017 National Conference
BMC addiction expert receives award from American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Colleen T. Labelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, director of Boston Medical Center's Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program, has been awarded the 2017 Advocate State Award for Excellence by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Contact: Tim Viall
timothy.viall@bmc.org
617-638-6857
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 31-Mar-2017
How best to stir a steel furnace, and beat corrosion
Two steel research projects led by Swansea University -- a better way to tackle corrosion, and more efficient use of furnaces -- are on a list of only eleven awards, across all subjects and the whole UK, bestowed last night (30 March) by the Royal Society, one of the world's most prestigious scientific organizations. The awards are to help turn research into real products; as the Royal Society puts it, 'from labs to riches'.
Royal Society

Contact: Kevin Sullivan
k.g.sullivan@swansea.ac.uk
Swansea University

Public Release: 30-Mar-2017
Women's reproductive health research scholar to study preterm birth
Maternal-fetal medicine specialist Sarah M. Davis, M.D., was recently named the seventh scholar in the Brown University/Women & Infants Hospital Women's Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Career Development Program.

Contact: Amy Blustein
ablustein@carene.org
401-681-2822
Care New England

Public Release: 29-Mar-2017
Spectrum Health Cardiomyopathy Program named National Center of Excellence
The Spectrum Health Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program has been designated a national Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA). Spectrum Health joins 25 other centers with this recognition, and becomes the second center in the state of Michigan. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common genetic cardiovascular disorder, and affects at least 1 in 500 people in the United States. HCMA Centers of Excellence are recognized for providing comprehensive diagnostic, treatment, education and research programs.

Contact: Tim Hawkins
timothy.hawkins@spectrumhealth.org
616-486-6091
Spectrum Health

Public Release: 29-Mar-2017
Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research awarded to allergist-immunologist
Dr. Joshua Milner, an allergist and immunologist who has made key discoveries into the origin of previously unidentified disorders that affect children and families, has been awarded the second annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research, Weill Cornell Medicine announced today.

Contact: Krystle Lopez
krl2003@med.cornell.edu
646-962-9516
Weill Cornell Medicine

Public Release: 29-Mar-2017
Daniel Alford, M.D., M.P.H., receives National Award from the American College of Physicians
Daniel P. Alford, M.D., M.P.H., FACP, has been awarded the American College of Physicians Award for Distinguished Contributions to Behavioral Medicine.

Contact: Elissa Snook
elissa.snook@bmc.org
617-638-6823
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 29-Mar-2017
Eastern Nursing Research Society honoring Penn Nursing's Barbara Medoff-Cooper, Ph.D.
Barbara Medoff-Cooper, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Ruth M. Colket Professor in Pediatric Nursing at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will receive the 2017 Eastern Nursing Research Society's Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award at its annual conference in Philadelphia on April 7, 2017.

Contact: Ed Federico
efed@upenn.edu
215-746-3562
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Public Release: 29-Mar-2017
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017
Penn Medicine's Carl June, M.D., named 2017 Fellow of the AACR Academy
University of Pennsylvania cancer and HIV gene therapy pioneer Carl June, M.D., has been named as a member of the 2017 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.

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

Public Release: 29-Mar-2017
NSF and Popular Science announce winners of 15th annual 'Vizzies'
'Vizzies' competition recognizes the best photographs, videos, illustrations, interactive apps, and posters and graphics produced by academic researchers, artists or hobbyists. The contest is sponsored by NSF and Popular Science magazine.

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-2663
National Science Foundation

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