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Drazner to lead UT Southwestern heart failure and transplant program

...s listed in Best Doctors in America for clinical excellence in congestive heart failure and transplantation. ... Drazner said he hopes to continue the established excellence of the Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Program at UT Southwestern and further enhance its ...

Top NIH prize goes to three pioneering Stanford scientists

...for seven of the 34 Pioneer Awards, reflecting the excellence and innovative spirit of Stanford and our faculty," he said. In each of the three years of the award's history, one of Stanford's winners has come from the Department of Bioengineering, which is jointly managed by the schools of engineering and of m...

Marc Levine, M.D., of Penn, wins Eminent Scientist of the Year award from the IRPC

...rd is based on his clinical expertise and research excellence in the field of gastrointestinal radiology. The IRPC presents the World Scientists Forum awards annually by selecting recipients whose work has had a positive impact on medical care throughout the world, especially in developing countries. Levine h...

A world first in the treatment of a young patient with a completely blocked yet vital heart artery

...nstitutions form an important hub of expertise and excellence that provides outstanding health care to Quebecers anywhere in the province", said Dr. Jean-Lucien Rouleau, Dean of the faculty of medicine, Universit de Montral. Dr. Nagib Dahdah at the Sainte-Justine UHC and Dr. Rda Ibrahim at the MHI, both He...

$83.5 million NIH grant to Pitt establishes Clinical and Translational Research Institute

... UPMC, we support and share a common commitment to excellence in research, education and clinical care," said Arthur S. Levine, M.D., senior vice chancellor for the health sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and dean of the medical school. The CTSI will consist of four main areas: education and career de...

Columbia pediatricians, Anne Gershon and Richard Polin, awarded top honors

...has made outstanding and enduring contributions to excellence in neonatal and perinatal medicine, was presented by Dr. Driscoll during the AAP's Section on Perinatal Pediatrics....

Pfizer to fund doctoral study fellowships, seminars in biostatistics at Rutgers

...ise and learning opportunities between a center of excellence for academic statistics and the pharmaceutical industry. Pfizer plans to award an additional fellowship each year to a new Rutgers doctoral student focusing on biostatistics. The company is also sponsoring professional seminars for graduate students...

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center prostate SPORE grant renewed

...rehensive Cancer Center, a national recognition of excellence in education, research and treatment of cancer. The prostate cancer SPORE is one of six SPORE cancer research programs at Mayo's locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Mayo Clinic also has been awarded SPOREs in breast, brain and pancreatic c...

GSA confers 2006 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award to UTMB's Markides

...is given to individuals who have not only fostered excellence in the field, but have made a major impact by virtue of their mentoring, and whose inspiration is sought by students and colleagues. The award presentation will take place at GSA's 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held from November 16t...

ITN America's Freund to receive GSA's 2006 Maxwell A. Pollack Award

...evelopment of innovative programs that demonstrate excellence in translating research into practical application or policy are eligible for this prize. The winner traditionally presents a lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting the following year. The award is made possible through a generous grant from The Ne...

Mayo Clinic ranked first in 2006 National Health Care Quality and Accountability

...ognized five of its members that have demonstrated excellence in delivering high-quality, safe, effective, and equitable care to their patients. Other centers recognized in 2006 are Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, The Ohio State University Medical Center, and The University of Michiga...

Policy makers, networking agencies told to get their act together for nanoscience

...d we are now looking for things where we have more excellence than they (the US) do and as long as we start movi...erent," said Duncan. "But we just have to focus on excellence in the area to give us a competitive advantage." Europe has never had problems with creating exce...

BIDMC's Terry Strom, M.D., honored by American Society of Nephrology

...rch program enjoys an international reputation for excellence in both laboratory and clinical innovation," says BIDMC Chief Academic Officer Jeffrey S. Flier, MD. "Under the scientific leadership of Terry Strom, the Center has made pivotal contributions in understanding the biology of immune cells and tolerance...

CIHR-funded research in Kenya

... Health. This study is a clear example of Canadian excellence in health research working together with researchers in affected countries. The trial began in 2001and brought the expertise of researchers from three countries in a team-based approach. A total of 2,784 men between the age of 18 and 24 from the d...

Annual study finds top hospitals have 28 percent lower mortality rate

...nd diagnoses, Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical excellence had more than twice as much improvement in hospital complications as all other hospitals, lowering mortality rates over the years 2003, 2004 and 2005 by an average 12 (11.74) percent. Medicare patients had, on average, a 5 percent lower risk of po...

Cardiology Society recommends high standards for PCI performed without on-site surgical backup

...ntional cardiologists. SCAIs mission is to promote excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine through physician education and representation, and advancement of quality standards to enhance patient care Telebriefing hosted by the documents lead author -- Gregory J. Dehmer, M.D., FSC...

Specialist centers increase chance of surviving abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery

...ncentrating surgical resources in large centres of excellence can provide great benefit to patients. A bad outcome in this type of surgery is death, and specialist centres are best placed to prevent it," says Mr Holt. An aortic aneurysm occurs when the muscle wall of the main artery that runs vertically throu...

Nancy Brinker and Lance Armstrong honored with Centennial Medals at the AACR 2007 Annual Meeting

...ndation (LAF) in 1997. He is being honored for his excellence and leadership in advocacy for cancer survivors. In choosing to share with the world his personal history with cancer, he has used his influence to advocate for cancer research and survivorship, inspiring individuals to raise funds and spurring scien...

Making old hearts young again

...rts early career researchers who have demonstrated excellence in their respective fields, allows Dr Peart to continue studying the particular roles of adenosine and opioids in triggering the protein cascades to produce heart cell protection. ...

Honor for University of Nottingham professor

...Medical School, has been honoured by his peers for excellence in medical science. Professor Marlow has carried o...talent amongst the UK's research community. Their excellence in medical research plays a pivotal role in determining the future of medical science and the benefi...

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