In 2016, when Diane Mackie, the chair of UC Santa Barbara's Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences (PBS), hired Daniel Conroy-Beamand Zoe Liberman, she knew they were rising stars in their fields. Her instincts have proved correct.
The Clinical Research (CR) Forum, a non-profit membership association of top clinical research experts and thought leaders from the nation's leading academic health centers, today awarded its most prestigious honor to a Massachusetts General Hospital research team for its discovery of the first successful gene therapy treatment for a fatal brain disease, cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) today named Andrea Goldsmith of Stanford University the 2018-2019 Athena Lecturer for contributions to the theory and practice of adaptive wireless communications, and for the successful transfer of research to commercial technology. Goldsmith introduced innovative approaches to the design, analysis and fundamental performance limits of wireless systems and networks.
Boston Medical Center's (BMC) Project ASSERT has been awarded the American College of Physicians (ACP) Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the Rosenthal Family Foundation.
Jeffrey H. Samet, M.D., M.A., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., has been awarded the American College of Physicians (ACP) Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award No. 1 from the Rosenthal Family Foundation for his innovative work in the field of addiction medicine.
How do complex atomic and electronic interactions impact material properties? Using electron microscopy instrumentation and methods he developed, Yimei Zhu has been investigating this question for the past 30 years. The Microscopy Society of America is now recognizing his contributions.
Argonne announces second cohort of Chain Reaction Innovations.
APS President Dennis Brown, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School, has organized a thought-provoking President's Symposium Series for the American Physiological Society annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Diego. Three symposia will focus on "Exosomes: The New Frontier." Top researchers will discuss the pathophysiology of exosomes and their use in diagnosis. The series concludes Wednesday with the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Lecture by Nobel Laureate Leland Hartwell, Ph.D., of Arizona State University.
The American Physiological Society (APS) has announced the 2018 recipients of its distinguished lecturer awards. APS is pleased to recognize these outstanding honorees, who will present their lectures at the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 (April 21-25 in San Diego).
Balancing risk to achieve a high performing investment portfolio is a challenge for the most seasoned investment manager. Student teams around the world have shown they are more than ready for the challenge, with a group of students from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel successfully using operations research (O.R.) and analytics to create a competitive equity portfolio to win the second annual O.R. & Analytics Student Team Competition.