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Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes

...nsists of a $50,000 grant made possible through an endowment from Maurice R. Greenberg. The formal award presentation was made at a gala dinner on May 3 at the Pierre Hotel. Dr. Hayes is the Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine and associate dean of billing compliance at...

Leader of the pack: Dog groomer turned UH pharmacy professor honored

...band, Bill, also established a student scholarship endowment at the college in 2005. "I just love working with students, both in the classroom setting and the professional arena," Simpson said. "It's always great to receive recognition, but it's really special when you know it comes from the students." ...

International and American Associations for Dental Research present awards and fellowships

...this Fellowship is supported by the proceeds of an endowment created by the late Mrs. Nancy M. Scott in honor of her husband, David B. Scott, a Past President of the IADR. The Fellowship consists of a cash prize. The IADR John A. Gray Fellowship Presented to Esra Botsali (University of Selcuk, Turkey), rep...

U of M discovers protein linked to elevated BMI in people of American Indian and Mexican ancestry

...rom the blood coagulation protein licenses and his endowment from the Samuel Kirkwood Chair to support the research that led to finding the abnormal variant of C1 lipoprotein. The funds were used to apply new proteomics technology to screen blood samples for proteins related to disease. This type of protein...

Woodruff Foundation gives major boost to Emory University's strategic plan

...gift to Emory is exceeded only by its $295 million endowment of a foundation in 1996 whose proceeds specifically benefit the Woodruff Health Sciences Center. Both gifts rank in the top ten given to any institution of higher education in the last 40 years. "Robert Woodruff helped establish the Emory Clinic mo...

Synchronous neuronal firing may underlie Parkinson's disease

...ary Disease Foundation and the Anne W. Deane chair endowment to Nicolelis. Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States, surpassed only by Alzheimer's disease. Approximately 1 million Americans have Parkinson's disease, and more than 50,000 new cases are diagno...

International Association for Dental Research presents awards & fellowships

...this Fellowship is supported by the proceeds of an endowment created by the late Mrs. Nancy M. Scott in honor of her husband, David B. Scott, a Past President of the IADR. The Fellowship consists of a cash prize. The Norton Ross Fellowship Presented to Moshe Shemesh (Hebrew University-Hadassah, Jerusalem, ...

Vision, contributions earn two honors for UH optometrist

...cation when the need was identified for a national endowment of more than $1 billion to support the educational institutions. Strickland proposed a model in which one dollar would be added to the registration fees charged by the schools and colleges of optometry for each credit hour of continuing professional...

First Canadian professorship in melanoma research established

..., the Alberta Cancer Foundation will establish the endowment fund that will support a Professorship and eventual Chair. Mary, who spent the first half of her life adoring the sun and the second half shading herself from it, became an advocate for safer skin care and was the President of the Alberta Society of ...

Delta Dental donates $5M to Tufts Dental School to expand care to underserved populations

...s announced today that it is awarding a $5 million endowment to the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine....th Special Needs is unique in this country and the endowment will enable that program to expand its leadership and care to people in great need. Additionally, da...

Tasting maple syrup, for science

...ity was built with funds from the Proctor Center's endowment fund, established by UVM in 1999, and contributions from individuals, maple-related companies, and several maple associations. By providing objective data about the chemistry of maple syrup, Perkins expects this new research facility will help produc...

$13.7 million in gifts support UI Center For Macular Degeneration

...utational Biology, established with a $2.5 million endowment from the Carver family. This chair is a joint appo...Chair in Genetics, established with a $2.5 million endowment from the Carver family. This chair has been awarded to Val C. Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D., professor of p...

Awards totaling $6.2 million to create major genetic testing lab at University of Iowa

...olecular Diagnosis (CLMD), created in 1997 with an endowment from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. The CLMD has been instrumental for nearly a decade as a research facility offering not-for-profit genetic testing for rare inherited eye diseases. The new Carver NGTL, however, will allow UI scientists to offe...

Floyd E. Bloom wins 2005 Sarnat Prize in Mental Health

...hiatry, and advocacy. The award is supported by an endowment created by Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat of Los Angeles. Rhoda Sarnat is a licensed clinical social worker, and Bernard Sarnat is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and researcher. The Sarnats' concern about the destructive effects of mental illness i...

UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women director to receive national justice award

... on Violence Against Women. The money will support endowment efforts to establish a chair of studies on the men...ed the center in the development of a $2.5 million endowment which will grow to ultimately support four endowed chairs at UK. The first endowed chair was recent...

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