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'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs

...dividuals are nominated by their companies and the winners are chosen by an ACS panel in recognition of industrial work that has lead to the successful development and commercial sale of a technological product. "Our Heroes of Chemistry this year represent the very best in scientific innovation," said ACS ...

New prostate cancer treatment wins operations research award for Sloan-Kettering

...the public or private sector. Past Franz Edelman winners have included Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Canadian Pacific Railway, GM, and IBM. Additional information about the Edelman Competition is online at http://www.scienceofbetter.org/Edelman . ...

International Best Cases Competition returns to Vancouver

...n the public or private sector. Past Franz Edelman winners have included Canadian Pacific Railway, Motorola, Merrill Lynch, and IBM. The competition will take place throughout the day at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver on Monday, April 30. The winner will be announced at a banquet in the Grand Ballroom...

Professors named Fulbright scholars

...glish Dr. Roger Craik among the ranks of Fulbright winners for 2007-2008. Craik was awarded a Fulbright scholarship earlier this year to teach at Sofia University, Bulgaria....

AIUM announced Endowment for Education and Research grant recipients

...ute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced the winners of its 2007 Endowment for Education and Research (...ting-edge research in the field of ultrasound. The winners of the 2007 AIUM EER grants are posted on the AIUM website at www.aium.org . ...

Healthy schools project gets an 'A'

...of minutes of exercise they do daily. Monthly team winners receive "active" gadgets such as Frisbees, foot bags and yo-yos, and monthly individual winners receive Borders bookstore gift certificates. At the end of the year, the overall winning team receiv...

AACR-Bardos Awards for undergraduate students announced

...aduate students majoring in science. In addition, winners will participate in the 2007 Undergraduate Student...ides registration for two consecutive meetings, 10 winners will attend the Annual Meeting 2008 as well. Bardos, a native of Hungary, has been an AACR member ...

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

...ollege to have two faculty members among the award winners since the honor was created in 1988 by APhA-ASP. Shara Zatopek, UH College of Pharmacy associate dean for administration and clinical associate professor, received the award in 1995. "Although I'm honored to receive this award, I really believe ...

International and American Associations for Dental Research present awards and fellowships

...ng; and (Venezuela) M. Alvarez. The remaining nine winners will be those selected at New Orleans as winners of the AADR/McNEIL-PPC, INC. Hatton Competition. IADR/Unilever Hatton Awards Competition winners ...

UCL scientist receives Max Planck Research Award 2007

...urology has today been announced as one of the two winners of the Max Planck Research Award 2007, one of the most prestigious awards in science. Professor Dolan has received the 750,000 euro award in recognition of his research in the field of neuromodulation and behaviour. Professor Dolan, director of th...

Undergrad: Mothers in African study undereducated on diarrhea

...ost's Undergraduate Research Award. One of 45 PURA winners this academic year, Mediratta, a junior, will present the results of his research at an awards ceremony at Johns Hopkins on March 8. Since 1993, about 40 students a year have received PURA grants of up to $3,000 to conduct original research. Some h...

Cancer vaccine innovator honored with prestigious Florey Medal

...world," he said. Professor McLean said the first winners of the Florey Medal went on to be acknowledged globally with the 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discovery of the cause of gastritis and stomach ulcers and that 80 percent of cases could be permanently cured with antibiotics. "We hope we are...

Winners of 2007 Engineering Awards to be honored at gala dinner

... developing countries. The second and third place winners will also receive awards. DETAILS: The formal pr...sachusetts Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. The prize winners will meet with middle school students who are finalists in the nationwide Future City Competition ( ...

MIT graduate student wins $30,000 Lemelson-MIT student prize for life-saving inventions

...on http://www.rpi.edu/lemelson/ . On May 3, the winners of these Student Prizes will join together for a panel discussion at the Museum of Science, Boston. The 3:00 p.m. panel is open to the public and included in the Exhibit Hall admission....

New research says winning a Nobel Prize adds nearly two years to your lifespan

...eater wealth that status often brings. Nobel Prize winners were viewed as an ideal group to study as the winners could be seen as having their status suddenly dropped on them. They also come with a ready made cont...

6 finalists compete for achievement in operations research

... best work in the discipline and many of our award winners have proved transformative." Ranging widely in industry and geographic origin, the 2007 Franz Edelman finalists are: 1. Coca-Cola, for a project entitled "Optimizing Distribution at Coca-Cola Enterprises" 2. The U.S. Coast Guard, for "Maximizing A...

Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy receives Prince Mahidol Award

...issues in international health research. Previous winners of the Prince Mahidol Award have included Dr. Margaret Chan, who was recognized for her work in curbing an avian influenza outbreak in the late 1990s (Dr. Chan has been announced as the next Director-General of the World Health Organization); Sir Ric...

10 top Australian scientists predict major medical advances

... and medical researchers including two Nobel Prize winners and four Australians of the Year, predicts individual gene profiling from blood samples will revolutionise healthcare within ten years. 2006 Australian of the Year, Professor Ian Frazer, who discovered the technology that led to the newly released c...

Top NIH prize goes to three pioneering Stanford scientists

...ee 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 medicine. "When Stanford founded its Department of Bioengineering four years ago we envisioned that it would be a place for the brightest m...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, green chemistry breakthroughs

...dividuals are nominated by their companies and the winners are chosen by an ACS panel in recognition of industrial work that has lead to the successful development and commercial sale of a technological product. "Heroes save lives and change them for the better," said ACS President E. Ann Nalley, Ph.D. "Th...

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