Brookhaven Lab Biophysicist F. William Studier Awarded Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology

F. William Studier, a senior biophysicist emeritus at the U.S. Department of Energy’s ‘Brookhaven National Laboratory, has won the 2024 Richard N. Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology for his development in the 1980s of an efficient, scalable method of producing RNA and proteins in the laboratory.

UCLA Health neurologist receives award for innovative multiple sclerosis research

Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl, a professor of neurology at UCLA Health, has been awarded the 2024 John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research in recognition of her outstanding contributions to multiple sclerosis research and treatment.

Manager of Cancer Care Equity Program for NCCN Named to ‘40 Under 40’ List from National Minority Quality Forum

Taneal D. Carter, MS, MPA, Manager of Cancer Care Equity Program for NCCN, has been named one of 2024’s ‘40 Under 40’ by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). Visit NCCN.org/equity for more information.

Chulalongkorn Awards 14th ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands to Companies with Highest Brand Value in 2023

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Guntalee Ruenrom and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ake Pattaratanakun, representing the Master in Branding and Marketing Program, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, joined forces with The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Manager Group of Media in organizing “ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands 2023,” an event to award organizations with the highest brand value in Thailand and ASEAN of the year 2023, which marked the 14th year of propagation of corporate brand valuation research.

UT Southwestern molecular geneticist wins Hill Prize from TAMEST

Russell DeBose-Boyd, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Genetics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been awarded the Hill Prize in Biological Sciences from the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST) in recognition of his long-standing research into a key mechanism necessary for cholesterol control.

PCOM Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has received the 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Jennifer Wargo, M.D., elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Jennifer Wargo, M.D., professor of Surgical Oncology and Genomic Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for her contributions to the understanding of melanoma treatment response and resistance to cancer therapies, including groundbreaking discoveries that reveal how the gut microbiome influences responses to immunotherapy.

Toshifumi Sugama Honored for Contributions to Geothermal Industry

Toshifumi Sugama–a chemist in the Interdisciplinary Science Department at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory who designs, develops, and evaluates materials for geothermal wells–received the Outstanding Research Award from Geothermal Rising, a non-profit organization advocating for the advancement of geothermal energy around the world.

Third Elaine Redding Brinster Prize Awarded for Development of Sickle Cell Disease Therapy

For his work discovering the basis for hemoglobin gene switching and applying those insights to develop a therapy for sickle cell disease and other blood diseases, the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania awarded Stuart Orkin, MD the third Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine.

Cleveland Clinic Bariatric Surgeon Receives a 2023 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum

A Cleveland Clinic landmark study on obesity and cancer, led by Ali Aminian, M.D., director of Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, was recognized with a 2023 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award by the Clinical Research Forum (CR Forum). The award-winning paper, the SPLENDID study that was published in JAMA, also received an additional recognition as a Distinguished Clinical Research Awardee.

Chula Art Education Students Receive Thailand New Gen Inventors Awards and Certificate at Thailand Inventor’s Day 2023

Congratulations to our award-winning Art Education Students for receiving the Thailand New Gen Inventors Awards (I-new gen award 2023) and certificate at the “Thailand Inventor’s Day 2023”, held on February 4-6, 2023 at the BITEC Exhibition Center.

Scientists Protecting Public Health through Research on Vaping, PFAS, Parkinson’s Disease, and More Are 2023 SOT Award Recipients

Over the last 50+ years, the SOT Awards have honored visionary toxicologists, exemplary early career scientists, and outstanding postdocs and students. That tradition continues this year as SOT recognizes individuals who have and are advancing the field of toxicology in extraordinary ways.

MD Anderson’s Jennifer Wargo receives TAMEST O’Donnell Award for pioneering microbiome research

Jennifer Wargo, M.D., professor of Surgical Oncology and Genomic Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has received a 2023 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Medicine from the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST) for her contributions to the understanding of how the gut microbiome influences responses to immunotherapy and other cancer treatments.

Chula Science Student Receives Two Awards from 2022 FameLab International

Our applause goes to Mr. Nuti Hutasingh, a Doctoral student from the Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Science, who received the 2nd runner-up award and the Audience Winner prize for receiving the most viewer votes at the 2022 FameLab International Competition.

Brookhaven’s Veljko Radeka Recognized by International Committee for Future Accelerators

Veljko Radeka, a senior scientist in the Instrumentation Division at the U. S. Department of Energy’ (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, has had a long, distinguished scientific career touching several areas of research and inspiring colleagues, collaborators, and students along the way. The International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA) recently recognized the contributions Radeka has made in the field of instrumentation, as well as his role as a leader, with the 2022 ICFA Instrumentation Award.

Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., of Desai Sethi Urology Institute Receives American Urological Association’s Gold Cystoscope Award

The 2023 American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award has been awarded to Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., associate professor and director of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Reproductive Urology Program and urologist within the Desai Sethi Urology Institute. Dr. Ramasamy has earned the honor for his commitment to education and mentorship.

Great Minds in STEM salutes Sandia Labs engineer

Sandia National Laboratories mechanical engineer Frank DelRio likes to think small — microscopically small. His groundbreaking work in nanomechanics and nanotribology earned him a trip to Pasadena, California, recently for the 2022 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference, where he was honored for his technical achievements.

MD Anderson’s Guillermina Lozano receives AAMC Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences

In recognition of her trailblazing work in uncovering the mechanisms of the p53 tumor suppressor, Guillermina “Gigi” Lozano, Ph.D., chair of Genetics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been selected to receive the 2022 Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

NCCN Guidelines for Patients Win Award for Excellence in Cancer Patient Education from CPEN

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education—has been named winner for the 2022 Excellence in Cancer Patient Education award from the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN).

American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology Receives 2022 Power of Associations Silver Award for State Advocacy Initiatives

American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) earned a Power of Associations Silver Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) in its advocacy category. The Power of Associations Advocacy Award competition recognizes associations that have enhanced an industry or profession’s reputation as a trusted resource for effective policymaking.

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Receives Prestigious Award from Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Mount Sinai Heart leader will be recognized for his exceptional career achievements at the 34th annual conference.

AASLD Foundation Funds Over $1.5 Million in Hepatology Research and Career Development in 2022

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Foundation, the largest medical society supporter of liver disease research and training in the United States, today announced its combined investment of over $1.5 million in Research and Career Development Awards, Abstract Awards, Emerging Liver Scholars (ELS) Program for medical residents and its new Emerging Liver Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Program.

The 2022 award recipients — selected from a highly competitive applicant pool — demonstrate both exceptional aptitude and deep interest in liver disease research and treatment. Their work will further advance the mission of the AASLD Foundation and hepatology as a medical specialty.

2022 AANEM Ernest Johnson Outstanding Educator Award Winner Announced

The American Association of Neuromuscular &
Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), is excited to announce David R. Del Toro, MD, as the
recipient of the 2022 Earnest Johnson Outstanding Educator Award. Each year, AANEM
recognizes members for their significant contributions related to NM and EDX medicine
education.

2022 AANEM Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award Winner Announced

The American Association of Neuromuscular &
Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), is excited to announce David C. Preston, MD, as the
recipient of the 2022 Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award. Each year, AANEM recognizes
members for their significant contributions related to NM and EDX medicine education.

Department of Energy Announces $10 Million for Research on Environmental Systems Science

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million in funding for 12 projects to universities, academic institutions, federal research labs, and nonprofits within the area of Environmental System Science (ESS) research. Grants will focus on studies intended to improve the understanding and representation of the impact of wildfires and floods on ecosystems and watersheds, as well the role of plant-mediated water redistribution and fungal networks in shaping ecosystem and watershed function.

American Neurological Association Announces Winners of 2022 Awards for Outstanding Accomplishments in Academic Neurology and Neuroscience

The American Neurological Association (ANA) has announced the recipients of its 2022 scientific awards, to be presented during the 147th ANA Annual Meeting, which will be held October 22–25, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.