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Investigators Honored For Studies Of Obesity And Rare Genetic Disorder PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 June 2011 00:09
Patricia Dickson, MD, and Jennifer Yee, MD, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed) researchers, will be honored on Thursday as recipients of the first UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Award for Translational Research in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health.
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Excellence In Health Care Award, Australian PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2011 01:53
An Aboriginal doctor who has been instrumental in the development of Indigenous health workforce policy has won the AMA Excellence in Health Care Award for 2011.
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Women In Medicine Award, Australia PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 01:14
Public health physician Dr Barbara Bauert is the 2011 winner of the AMA Women in Medicine Award for her passion and dedication to improving the quality of services for doctors and patients in the Northern Territory.
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Milford Regional receives award for stroke care PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 28 May 2011 01:04

Milford Regional Medical Center recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines(r)-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award for the third consecutive year.

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Lee W. Wattenberg, M.D., Receives The 2011 AACR Award For Lifetime Achievement In Cancer Prevention Research PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 May 2011 00:43
Lee W. Wattenberg, M.D., will receive the 2011 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research for his role in launching the field of chemoprevention and his work to understand the potential mechanisms of action of chemopreventive compounds.
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NIH Awards Salk Institute $5.5 Million Grant To Study Williams Syndrome PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 01:24
A multi-institutional team headed by Ursula Bellugi, professor and director of the Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, has been awarded a $5.5 million Program Project Grant by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to link social behavior to its underlying neurobiological and molecular genetic basis using Williams syndrome as a model.
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Wellpoint Foundation Awards $1 Million To March Of Dimes To Help Give More Babies A Healthy Start In Life PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 21 May 2011 00:55
Pregnant women in 14 states will get access to a unique model of group prenatal care and education thanks to a $1 million grant from the WellPoint Foundation to the March of Dimes
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Australian Nurses Receive International Award PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 May 2011 01:28
The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) is celebrating International Nurses Day today after it received international recognition for its massive growth in membership across the Australian health system.
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Innovative Haemodialysis Team In Manchester Win Prestigious NICE Award PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 03:18
The home haemodialysis team based at the Manchester Royal Infirmary which developed an innovative approach for patients on haemodialysis1, has won a special NICE award at its annual conference in Birmingham. The NICE Shared Learning Award2 recognises inventive solutions to clinical problems.
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New "Stop The Clot" Service In Sheffield Shortlisted For Top Award, UK PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 May 2011 02:33
A new multi-disciplinary service, designed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, aims to save lives by preventing patients from developing a fatal blood clot after major abdominal and pelvic surgery for colorectal cancer.
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America's First Doctor In Space Honored By Baylor College Of Medicine PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 04 June 2011 01:30
Dr. Joseph P. Kerwin is a recipient of an honorary degree from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) for his "influential contributions to space biomedical research and space medicine." Kerwin, a former NASA astronaut, made history on May 25, 1973, as the first U.S. medical doctor to travel in space when the Skylab 2 crew launched. He spent 28 days in orbit as a member of the first crew to live aboard the Skylab space station.
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The MJA/Pfizer Australia Award PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 June 2011 00:47
The Medical Journal of Australia/Pfizer Australia award for the best original research published in the MJA was today awarded to a research paper that compared the effectiveness of two antibiotic regimens for the treatment of acute middle ear infection in Aboriginal children.
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Prostate Cancer Drug Developers Win Royal Society Of Chemistry Award, UK PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 01:11
A team of scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has won a prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) award for the discovery and clinical development of prostate cancer drug abiraterone.
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Hanson honored with Sacks-Freund Teaching Award PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 28 May 2011 00:59

Professor Jon Hanson, the Alfred Smart Professor of Law, is this year's winner of the prestigious Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence, an honor bestowed each spring by the Harvard Law School graduating class.

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ried Announces Management Changes PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 25 May 2011 00:38
Siegfried Holding AG (SIX: SFZN), based in Zofingen, Switzerland, announces the appointment of two new members to its Executive Committee.

With effect from 1 June 2011, Walter Kittl, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sieg- fried (USA) Inc., will take on responsibility as Head Technical Operations and join the Executive Committee in Zofingen.

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Polystyrene Baby Boxes And Inflatable Operating Theatres Scoop Prizes At International BMJ Group Awards, UK PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 00:22
Using polystyrene boxes to keep newborn babies warm, research into a low cost drug to ease bleeding in injured patients, and a project providing inflatable operating theatres for doctors to practice their skills, scooped three of the top prizes at the BMJ Group Awards tonight (18 May 2011).
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Award-winning Free CPD Tool Now Updated To Help GPs Get Up To Speed With New NICE Guidance On Diagnosing And Treating Ovarian Cancer PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 21 May 2011 00:03
GPs are urged to complete the latest version of Target Ovarian Cancer's award-winning[i] free CPD tool, which has just been updated to include the latest NICE guidance[ii] on new symptoms and best practice for diagnosing ovarian cancer.
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NIDA's Addiction Science Award Focuses On Altruistic Decision Making PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 May 2011 00:24
A study of what influences decision making on issues whose consequences will only be felt by future generations won first prize in the annual Addiction Science Awards at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) - the world's largest science competition for high school students. The Intel ISEF Addiction Science Awards were presented at an awards ceremony Thursday night in Los Angeles.
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Heberden Medal Of The British Society For Rheumatology Awarded To Professor Cyrus Cooper PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 03:16
Professor Cyrus Cooper, Professor of Rheumatology and Director of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, has been awarded the Heberden Medal of the British Society for Rheumatology.
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Bringing It Home - Innovative Haemodialysis Treatment In Manchester Shortlisted For NICE National Award PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 May 2011 00:28
The home haemodialysis team based at the Manchester Royal Infirmary has implemented an innovative approach for patients on haemodialysis1, which allows them to perform the process in their own homes, avoiding the need for regular visits to hospital for treatment.
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