Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Department of Medicine & Whiting School of Engineering Research Retreat "Celebrating Five Years of Medicine and Engineering Research Collaboration." It was so nice to be back in Turner Auditorium, giving our researchers a chance to present live. Dr. Daniel Kraft's keynote address on "The Future of […]
Dr. Marcia Canto, professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, received the Endoscopy Award of the German Society of Gastroenterology. She will be presented the award during the German Annual Meeting.
Dr. Hamid Rabb, professor in the Division of Nephrology, received the 2022 Bywaters Award from the International Society of Nephrology (ISN). This biennial lifetime achievement award recognizes scientific excellence in the field of acute kidney injury (AKI), and is named after Eric Bywaters, who first described crush syndrome in the 1940s. Nominated by ISN members […]
The National Institute for Environmental Health Services has developed and sustained a strong base of children’s environmental health (CEH) research projects for more than 20 years. A new program, the NIEHS Collaborative Centers in Children’s Environmental Health Research and Translation, builds upon that foundation and aims to establish a national network of centers to develop strategies […]
Dr. Sean Leng, professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, was recently awarded a U01 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases entitled Leveraging an ongoing longitudinal study of influenza vaccination to define immune signatures of response and risk of infection in older adults >75. He is the co-PI for this […]
Dr. Bernard Jaar, assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of this year’s National Kidney Foundation’s Garabed Eknoyan Award. This award, established in 2002, was created to recognize an individual who has promoted the mission of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) in making lives better for people with kidney disease through exceptional contributions […]
Dr. Ronald Berger, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors Fellow. Dr. Berger was recognized as having "demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and welfare […]
Dr. Mimi Canto, professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, was named a Master of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). This distinguished recognition reflects substantial contributions to the goals and ideals of the gastrointestinal profession, sustained throughout long-term excellence in medicine, education, research, practice support, quality and/or advocacy.
Dr. Wendy Post has been appointed as the inaugural Lou and Nancy Grasmick Professor of Cardiology. Wendy will be the first female faculty member to hold an endowed professorship in the Division of Cardiology, which is a testament to her impressive scientific scholarship, clinical skills, administrative leadership and commitment to the mentorship of both faculty […]
Dr. Francesco Simonetti, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received the Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health. Part of the NIH's High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the award provides an opportunity for exceptional junior scientists who have recently received their doctoral degree or completed their medical residency to skip traditional […]