The Humanitarian Award recognizes living fellows, international and emeritus members of the Academy who have distinguished themselves through outstanding musculoskeletal-related humanitarian activities in the United States or abroad.
The Diversity Award recognizes members of the Academy who have distinguished themselves through their outstanding commitment to making orthopaedics more representative of, and accessible to, diverse patient populations.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today presented the 2018 William W. Tipton, Jr., M.D., Leadership Award to Ramon L. Jimenez, M.D., from Monterey, Calif., at the Academy's 2018 Annual Meeting.
Kelly Schultz, P.C. Rossin Assistant Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Lehigh University, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to study stem cell-mediated engineering of their microenvironments.
Kole Roybal is the 2018 grand prize winner of the inaugural Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy, for developing a new class of T cell immunotherapies that can be fine-tuned to better help the immune system recognize cancer and initiate precise therapeutic action against the disease.
Ohio University Russ Professor Srdjan Nesic, who is also the director of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology's Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology (ICMT), has received the prestigious 2018 Willis Rodney Whitney Award for his contributions to corrosion science and education.
Virtual testing of newly manufactured components, using 3-D X-ray imaging, could be on the horizon, thanks to research led by Swansea University, which has just been awarded £1 million in funding. Virtual tests could provide a big boost to the manufacturing sector.
Andreas Heinrich, Director of the IBS Center for Quantum Nanoscience (Distinguished Professor at Ewha Womans University) received the Joseph F. Keithley Award For Advances in Measurement Science from the American Physical Society (APS). Director Heinrich is bestowed the prize for the design and construction of a series of highly sophisticated scanning probe instruments, including the development of inelastic electron tunneling spectroscopy at the single atom and single spin limit, that provided many breakthroughs in the science of measurement.
Denmark's Lundbeck Foundation honors Munich researcher -- together with colleagues in the UK and Belgium -- for his groundbreaking work on the genetic and molecular bases of Alzheimer's disease.
Huddersfield-man Joe Hopkinson wins the national prize for his text/documentary on the controversial approach to the education of immigrants in Huddersfield in the 1960s and 1970s.