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  • Myles-Wolf-ASN-Honor, Director, Center for Translational Metabolism and Health-Institute for Public Health and Medicine and Margaret Gray Morton Professor in Medicine-Nephrology and Center for Translational Metabolism and Health - Institute for Public Health and Medicine , has been honored by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) with its 2014 Young Investigator Award. June 2014
  • David W. Baker, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of Medicine-General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine, will receive one of the American College of Physicians' most prestigious honors, the Alvan R. Feinstein Award. Presented biannually to an American physician who has made a major contribution to the science of clinical epidemiology. November 2012
  • Sam Stupp, PhD, Director, Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Engineering, will be honored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) with the Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry as part of its 245th national meeting. November 2012
  • William A. Muller, PhD, Chair and Magerstadt Professor of Pathology, will receive the American Society for Investigative Pathology's highest honor. First conferred in 1976, the Rous-Whipple Award is bestowed to a senior scientist who not only possesses a distinguished career in research, but also continues to advance the understanding of disease. November 2012
  • Robert Vassar, PhD, Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology, has received a prestigious $450,000 Zenith Fellows Award from the Alzheimer's Association to continue his research into the BACE1 enzyme. Extremely competitive, the Zenith Fellows Awards honor senior scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of Alzheimer's research. November 2012

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