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2005 Potamkin Prize goes to neurologists for research in early detection of Alzheimer's disease

...the "Nobel Prize of Neurology," the Potamkin Prize honors and rewards researchers for their work in helping advance the understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Morris is the Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., and d...

Children's Hospital, Oakland's Dr. Barbara Staggers wins prestigious award

... Public Service Award, one of the most prestigious honors given by the University of California, Berkeley. The award recognizes an alumnus of the university who has made "a significant voluntary public contribution to the betterment of society, particularly at the community level." The award considers maj...

Rice bioengineer wins ASME's Van C. Mow Medal

...umerous lives and was recognized in April with top honors in the critical-care and emergency medical category of the prestigious Medical Design Excellence Award competition. "Dr. Athanasiou's tireless service to the discipline of bioengineering have earned him a worldwide reputation as a leader," said Rebec...

Passion for technology: Three UH women honored

...ently earned three University of Houston women top honors from the Association for Women in Computing (AWC).... event to see UH do so well with these prestigious honors bestowed at both the faculty and student levels." For exhibiting exemplary performance in their fi...

ORNL wins three R&D 100s

...tric. Jeff Wadsworth, lab director, noted that the honors demonstrate the relevance of research taking place... depth of the laboratory's scientific talent." The honors were for the following inventions: SEMCO Revolution, developed by Jim Sand of ORNL's Engineering Sci...

The Gerontolgogical Society of America taps Aetna's Rowe as annual meeting keynote speaker

...-authored with Robert Kahn. Rowe has received many honors and awards for his research and health policy efforts regarding care of the elderly. He also served as GSA president in 1989. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment

... of Chemistry program, started in 1996 by the ACS, honors industrial chemists and chemical engineers who create commercially successful products that improve the quality of life. The keynote speaker for the 2005 Heroes awards program is Tom Peters, international bestselling author, consultant, columnist a...

Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member to receive distinguished alumna award

...etardation in the fall. Nehring has received many honors including a Teaching Recognition Program Award from the Council of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois at Chicago (1997), and the Young Investigator Award from the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Pediatric Section (1997). N...

American Academy of Pediatrics awards top honors to leading child development expert at Brandeis

...s Oct. 9th when the American Academy of Pediatrics honors his work with the C. Anderson Aldrich Award. The annual award, established in 1964, is given for "outstanding contributions to the field of child development," according to the Academy. Previous winners include Erik Erikson, who formulated one of the...

Keck School of Medicine pediatric endocrinologist elected to Institute of Medicine

...public health. It is considered one of the highest honors in these fields." Current active members elect new members from a slate of candidates nominated for their professional achievement. A diversity of talent among members is assured by the Institute's charter, which requires that at least one-quarter be...

Barbara B. Kahn, M.D., elected to Institute of Medicine

...cted members. "It is considered one of the highest honors in these fields." Kahn joined BIDMC in 1986 and served as chief of the diabetes unit from 1990 to 2000 before assuming her current position. She received both BA and MD degrees from Stanford University and an MS in Health and Medical Sciences from th...

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia physician elected to Institute of Medicine

... 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences, the IOM honors professional achievement in the health sciences and serves as a national resource for independent analysis and recommendations on issues related to medicine, biomedical sciences and health. Current members of the Institute elect new members from a s...

Institute of Medicine elects Gladstone Director Warner Greene

...public health. It is considered one of the highest honors in these fields." Current active members elect new members from a slate of candidates nominated for their professional achievement. A diversity of talent among members is assured by the Institute's charter, which requires that at least one-quarter be...

Dr. Rita Colwell delivers 2005 Barmes Global Health lecture on November 15

...cast.nih.gov . Why: This annual lecture series honors the late David E. Barmes, a long-standing World Health Organization employee, special expert for international health in the NIDCR Office of International Health, and ardent spokesman for global health. The series was established in 2001 to honor his...

GSA confers 2005 M. Powell Lawton Award to Yale University's Tinetti

...utions to applied gerontological research. It also honors an individual for exemplifying one or more of Lawton's outstanding professional and personal qualities. The winner traditionally presents a lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting the following year. The award is sponsored by the Madlyn and Leonard ...

One drug tackles two diseases, Case researcher finds

...hology and biology in 1996. Her research also won honors from the Midwest Society of Periodontology for her thesis paper, which was written as a requirement for her master's degree in periodontology. She presented the research findings to the 1,000 attendees at the society's annual meeting in Chicago....

From pills to bills: Pharmacist turned senator to speak at UH event

... ideals and teachings. McCarty has received many honors including Harris County Pharmacist of the Year, the UH College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Award, Texas Pharmacist Association Pharmacist of the Year Award and the Albert Rosica Jr. Memorial Award by the American College of Apothecaries. His pr...

Ronald Breslow to receive 2006 Othmer Gold Medal

... Priestley Medalist 1999). In addition to numerous honors and awards, he also holds the National Medal of Science. "Ronald Breslow is one of the most brilliant chemists in the world," said Madeleine Jacobs, Executive Director and CEO, American Chemical Society, "what really amazes Ron's colleagues and makes...

Elsevier congratulates its award winning authors and editors

...ence or Scholarly Work of 2005, one of the highest honors in this field and one traditionally awarded to titles published by one of the University presses. "Elsevier is proud of this recognition of a truly remarkable work, which is the result of the effort and dedication of dozens of individuals," stated B...

Brain processing of speech sounds is different in some southern English speakers

...d Geoffrey Potts on how to do the research for her honors thesis. Niedzielski is an assistant professor of linguistics, and Potts is an assistant professor of psychology. Taking advantage of cognitive neuroscience tools available in Potts' lab, Conrey was able to monitor patterns of brain activity in merged...

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