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Pioneering AIDS researcher to speak at UH

...ity College administration building. Holding six honorary doctorates, a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Time magazines 1996 Man of the Year and a 2001 Presidential Medal recipient, Ho has been actively engaged in AIDS research for 20 years. He continues to ...

Chernobyl study: Risk of thyroid cancer rises with radiation dose

...iences in the United States. In May he received an honorary diploma in Moscow. Davis and colleagues have extended their cancer-risk studies to older Chernobyl survivors and are investigating how the damage caused to DNA by radiation influences the risk of developing thyroid cancer. This work is part of Fred H...

Dr. Brenda Milner promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada

...Dr. Milner is the recipient of more than two dozen honorary degrees and professional awards. Brenda Milner, C.C., O.Q. Montreal, Quebec Companion of the Order of Canada A legend in the field of neuroscience, Brenda Milner has laid the foundations of neuropsychology. Researcher and Dorothy J. Killam...

EMBL Director-General receives high German honour: the Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse

...and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, as well as honorary doctorates and professorships from prestigious universities. He is also one of three European experts to serve on the Scientific Board of the "Grand Challenges for Global Health" initiative, an international programme funded with $200 million by the ...

Jay Levy honored with 2004 Abbott Laboratories Award in Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology

...e recipient of many honors and awards, he holds an honorary D.Sc. degree from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Microbiology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Abbott Laboratories Award in Clinical and Diagnostic Immun...

Campbell wins 2004 Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

...mber of the National Academy of Sciences and holds honorary degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Rochester. The Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented at the 104th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), May 2327, 2004, in New Orleans, Loui...

John Sherris receives 2004 Abmm/Abmli Professional Recognition Award

...n Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing. He also holds an honorary medical degree from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Another hallmark of Sherris's contributions to the profession is his leadership as an educator. As the first director of the University of Washington Hospital's clinical microbiolog...

Founder of UCSD bioengineering program honored with lifetime achievement award

...or decreased. He has received dozens of awards and honorary professorships, and is one of only seven people who are concurrently members of all three U.S. academies (National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine). And Fung is the only person to in the world to sim...

Cell cycle research earns biologist Virginia's top scientist award

...ech's Alumni Award for Research Excellence, and an honorary doctoral degree from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Tyson is a native of Abington, Pa....

Scientists making advances in cancer prevention, detection and treatment to receive awards

... appropriate therapy. The award's namesake was an honorary member and past president of AACR, as well as a major figure in clinical cancer research. Dr. Bloomfield's lecture, "Curing Acute Leukemia in Adults," will be from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, in Hall E. Xiaodong Wang, Ph.D., George L. M...

White House awards National Medal of Science to Rockefeller University's James Darnell

...mber of the Royal Society in 1996. He was named an honorary member of the Japanese Biochemical Society in 1997. Darnell is the co-author of General Virology (with S.E. Luria) and founding author of Molecular Cell Biology (originally with Harvey Lodish and David Baltimore). This book is in its 5th edition. He ...

Francis Collins and Ari Patrinos receive Energy Secretary's Gold Award for Human Genome Project

...ence. The award is the Energy Department's highest honorary award and includes a plaque with citation, a medallion and a rosette. Secretary Abraham presented Drs. Collins and Patrinos with the award in a ceremony at DOE headquarters. Director of the National Institutes of Health Elias Zerhouni represented th...

Risk of ectopic pregnancies after IVF declines with age in women with tubal disease

... had diseased Fallopian tubes. Elizabeth Asung, an honorary research fellow at Leeds University and The Bridge Centre in London, UK, told the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology that she had analysed data from the UK's Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HF...

Dr. Robert Langer, distinguished leader in the field of biomedical engineering, to lecture at NIH

...Guilford Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Langer has received honorary doctorates from the ETH (Switzerland), the Technion (Israel), Hebrew University (Israel), and the Universite Catholique do Louvain (Belgium). He received his Bachelor's Degree from Cornell University in 1970 and his Sc.D. from the Massachusetts Inst...

NIEHS, NTP director receives honorary doctorate

...rector Kenneth Olden, Ph.D., will be presented the honorary degree of Doctor of Science by the University of R...ntally related disease. Dr. Jackson called the honorary doctorate from University of Rochester especially appropriate because, although Olden earned his do...

American Institute of Chemists names Ralph Hirschmann AIC Gold Medalist

.... Hirschmann professorships in his honor. He holds honorary doctorates from these two institutions as well as Oberlin College, where he also served on the Board of Trustees....

Leibniz Prize winners 2003

... the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science and honorary professor at the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken. Prof. Dr. Hubert Wolf (43), history of the Church/Catholic theology, University of Mnster (1.55 million euros) Hubert Wolf has rapidly become established as a leading historian of the C...

Science champion William T. Golden makes historic $5.25 million gift to AAAS

...in 1979. Mr. Golden also has received a half-dozen honorary degrees, including from the University of Pennyslvania and Columbia University. Mr. Golden is co-author and editor of many publications, including Science Advice to the President (1980); Science and Technology Advice to the President, Congress, and J...

Premature births soar in US, now #1 obstetric problem

...ty is a common and serious problem," says campaign honorary chair Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. "Women and their doctors need to address the known risks. Although African-American women are more likely to experience a premature birth, these births cut across all s...

Masatoshi Nei of Penn State honored in Japan with International Prize for Biology

... for three months during 2001. He was elected an honorary member of the Genetics Society of Japan in 1989, a...ciation for the Advancement of Science in 1993, an honorary member of the Japan Society of Human Genetics in 1996, a member of the U. S. National Academy of Sci...

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