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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

Public Release: 28-Mar-2017
Fellowship aims to protect threatened Australian night parrots
Ensuring one of Australia's most high-profile threatened bird species does not disappear a second time is the mission of a University of Queensland researcher. Ph.D. student Nick Leseberg's passion for the night parrot, a cryptic and nocturnal species from arid Australia, has won him one of two inaugural environmental fellowships from the Australian Academy of Science.
Australian Academy of Science, Bush Heritage Australia, Green Fire Science Lab, Australian Government's National Environmental Science Programme/Birds Queensland and Threatened Species Recovery Project

Contact: Nick Leseberg
n.leseberg@uq.edu.au
61-704-886-36010
University of Queensland

Public Release: 27-Mar-2017
Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital awarded second Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
The Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The certification recognizes the Total Joint Center's quality, consistency and safety of services and patient care set by The Joint Commission.

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas
efalconerelvas@lifespan.org
401-444-6863
Lifespan

Public Release: 27-Mar-2017
AAPS 96th Annual Meeting
Penn physicians honored by American Association of Plastic Surgeons
The American Association of Plastic Surgeons have recognized two renowned members of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania as the Clinician and Mentor of the Year. The AAPS, the most prestigious medical organization in plastic surgery, honored the Penn physicians at its 96th Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.

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

Public Release: 27-Mar-2017
IOF President's Award honors global osteoporosis experts and advocates
Seven leading osteoporosis experts and advocates have received the 2017 International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) President's Award in recognition of their contributions to IOF and their commitment to advancing education and awareness in the field within their regions. The presentations took place on March 24, 2017 during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Florence, Italy.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 24-Mar-2017
UTA's Robert J. Gatchel wins American Psychological Foundation's 2017 Gold Medal Award
Robert J. Gatchel, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Nancy P. & John G. Penson Endowed Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation's 2017 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology.
American Psychological Foundation

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

Public Release: 24-Mar-2017
UNC to create and test injectable long-acting implant to prevent HIV/AIDS
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new implantable drug delivery system for long-lasting HIV-prevention.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Morag MacLachlan
morag_maclachlan@med.unc.edu
919-843-5719
University of North Carolina Health Care

Public Release: 24-Mar-2017
Genetics Society of America honors Richard Lewontin with 2017 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal
The Genetics Society of America is pleased to announce that Richard C. Lewontin, Ph.D., is the 2017 recipient of the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of genetics. This award recognizes Lewontin's extensive impact on our understanding of evolution, a broad and deep influence that has shaped the field.

Contact: Cristy Gelling
cgelling@thegsajournals.org
412-478-3537
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 24-Mar-2017
Leading French osteoporosis expert awarded IOF CNS Medal
Dr. Thierry Thomas, Professor of Medicine and Head of the Rheumatology Department, University hospital, St. Etienne, France, has been awarded the 2017 IOF Committee of National Societies (CNS) Medal, presented at a ceremony held in Florence, Italy during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
Jacques Le Lorier: A legacy of passion
The University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) announces that Dr. Jacques Le Lorier is the winner of the Career Award of Excellence, which recognizes the outstanding scientific contribution of a researcher over the course of his/her career. VIDEO: bit.ly/2nVWJTN

Contact: Isabelle Girard
isabelle.girard.chum@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
514-233-6671
University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM)

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
Columbia U. dental dean honored for service to oral health research service
Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent, received the 2017 Jack Hein Public Service Award from the American Association of Dental Research.

Contact: Anna Spinner
as2523@cumc.columbia.edu
212-305-7327
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
Columbia U. dental scientist receives IADR Award for periodontal research
Panos N. Papapanou, DDS, PhD, was recognized for contributions to areas of study including the epidemiology of periodontal diseases, their pathobiology, the assessment of microbial and host-derived risk factors, as well as the diseases' role as health stressor in heart disease and pregnancy complications. 

Contact: Anna Spinner
as2523@cumc.columbia.edu
212-305-7327
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
2017 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
California researchers awarded $100,000 Potamkin Prize for dementia research
The American Academy of Neurology is awarding two California researchers the 2017 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's and Related Diseases for their work in dementia research. Claudia Kawas, M.D., of the University of California, Irvine, and Kristine Yaffe, M.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, both members of the American Academy of Neurology, will be honored at the American Academy of Neurology's 69th Annual Meeting in Boston.

Contact: Renee Tessman
rtessman@aan.com
612-928-6137
American Academy of Neurology

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
Olivier Bruyère named winner of IOF Olof Johnell Science Award
The 2017 IOF Olof Johnell Science Award was presented to Professor Olivier Bruyère today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases. The Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the field of osteoporosis in a scientific or policy implementation area. It is named in honor of the late Professor Olof Johnell, a Swedish orthopaedic surgeon who made major contributions to the field of osteoporosis and to the work of IOF.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal awarded to Dr. Helena Johansson
Dr Helena Johansson, a leading statistician in the field of osteoporosis, has been awarded the prestigious Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal during the opening ceremony of the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Florence, Italy.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
IOF Medal of Achievement awarded to Professor Bess Dawson-Hughes
Bess Dawson-Hughes, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Ageing at Tufts University, Boston USA, has been awarded the 2017 International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Medal of Achievement.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Leroy Hubert, Jr., Ph.D., receives ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award
The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine is proud to announce that Leroy Hubert, Jr., Ph.D., from Baylor College of Medicine is the recipient of the ACMG Foundation/David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award. The David L. Rimoin Inspiring Excellence Award was created in memory of the late Dr. David L. Rimoin, one of the founders of ACMG who passed away in 2012.
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
The ACMG Foundation announces recipient of the ACMG Foundation Carolyn Mills Lovell Award
Allison Mitchell, MS, CGC was presented with the ACMG Foundation Carolyn Mills Lovell Award at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) 2017 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Mitchell was selected to receive the award for her poster presentation, 'Clinical Implementation of Novel, Preemptive Pharmacogenomic Testing for Newborns Delivered in a Community Hospital System.'
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal, MBA
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Public Release: 23-Mar-2017
2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
ACMG Foundation/PerkinElmer Diagnostics Travel Award winner is Sureni V. Mullegama, Ph.D.
Sureni V. Mullegama, Ph.D., was honored as the 2017 recipient of the ACMG Foundation/PerkinElmer Diagnostics Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) 2017 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz. Dr. Mullegama was selected to receive the award for her platform presentation, 'Diagnostic Utility of Clinical Exome Sequencing in Autism Spectrum Disorder.'
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal, MBA
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Public Release: 22-Mar-2017
BU medical student wins prestigious US public health award
Lauren Sweetser, a fourth-year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has won a 2017 US Public Health Medical Student Service Award from the US Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee. This award recognizes medical students who are involved in public health issues in their community as well as those that work to increase awareness of public health service.
US Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 22-Mar-2017
2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Geneticist Dr. Laird G. Jackson receives David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award
Laird G. Jackson, M.D., FFACMG, is the recipient of the 2017 ACMG Foundation David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award. The 86-year-old Dr. Jackson, a professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and medical genetics at Drexel University College of Medicine, was honored for his commitment to teaching, his leadership in the field of prenatal genetic screening, and his decades of work surrounding the characterization and treatment of Cornelia de Lange Syndrome.
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal, MBA
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Public Release: 22-Mar-2017
2017 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, M.D., Ph.D., receives the 2017 Richard King Trainee Award
Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, M.D., Ph.D., of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is the recipient of the 2017 Richard King Trainee Award. This award was instituted by the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine to encourage ABMGG, international equivalents or genetic counseling trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of the highest quality research in ACMG's peer-reviewed journal, Genetics in Medicine (GIM).
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Ridgely Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Public Release: 21-Mar-2017
Genetics Society of America honors Jonathan Hodgkin with 2017 Novitski Prize
The Genetics Society of America is pleased to announce that Jonathan Hodgkin, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the Edward Novitski Prize in recognition of his extraordinary creativity and ingenuity in solving significant genetics problems. Hodgkin uncovered the sex determination pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans, an important animal model. His innovations and contributions helped advance the field in many ways. Hodgkin is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford.

Contact: Cristy Gelling
cgelling@thegsajournals.org
412-478-3537
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 20-Mar-2017
Environmental researchers win Mahathir Science Award
Work by a trio of University of Queensland researchers and their teams to help save tropical habitats has prompted government policy changes in Malaysia, Indonesia and around the world. The researchers' work advancing natural resource management knowledge in the tropics has won them Malaysia's 2016 Mahathir Science Award announced this week.

Contact: Kerrie Wilson
k.wilson2@uq.edu.au
61-733-652-829
University of Queensland

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