Navigation Links
Anna-Kaisa Niemi awarded 2011 Genzyme/ American College of Medical Genetics Foundation Fellowship
Date:3/29/2011

Anna-Kaisa Niemi, MD, Ph.D., a resident in Medical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics at the Stanford University Medical Center, in Stanford Calif., was honored as the 2011-2012 recipient of the Genzyme/American College of Medical Genetics Foundation Clinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics at the ACMG 2011 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The objective of the Genzyme/ACMG Foundation Award is to support a national fellowship program to encourage the recruitment and training of clinicians in the field of clinical biochemical genetics and especially in the diagnosis, management and treatment of individuals with metabolic diseases.

"I feel very honored to get the award first of all," Niemi said. "It's given to only one person a year so I'm very honored and humbled and I will try my best to honor the award in my work next year."

This award grants $75,000 per year to a recipient selected by the ACMG Foundation through a competitive process and will provide for the sponsorship of a trainee's first year of fellowship following residency in a genetics fellowship on biochemical genetic diseases.

"The Genzyme/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics is critical to the development of the genetics workforce and the education of those who work to advance research, and develop new standards of practice in medical genetics in the United States to improve health and save lives," said R. Rodney Howell, MD, FACMG, president of the ACMG Foundation.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kathy Beal, MBA
kbeal@acmg.net
301-238-4582
American College of Medical Genetics
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grants awarded to early-career investigators
2. Scientists awarded carcinoid tumor and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor research grants
3. ESCEO-IOF Servier Pierre D. Delmas Prize awarded to John. A. Kanis
4. UM College of Arts and Sciences student is awarded AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Award
5. Virginia Tech forest researcher awarded NSF early career grant
6. Philippine Foundation awarded grant for innovative bone health awareness program
7. Inaugural Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal is awarded to Professor Gerard Karsenty
8. Prestigious Sloan Fellowship awarded
9. Society for Neuroscience awarded $1.53 million to create BrainFacts.org
10. Illinois professor awarded 2011 Wolf Prize in Agriculture
11. Stem cell leader awarded $2.3 million grant for Parkinsons
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/15/2016)... 15, 2016 --> ... Transparency Market Research "Digital Door Lock Systems Market - Global ... 2023," the global digital door lock systems market in terms ... and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 31.8% ... and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across the world and high industrial ...
(Date:3/14/2016)... March 14, 2016 http://www.apimages.com ... --> - Renvoi : image disponible via ... --> --> DERMALOG, le ... de nouveaux lecteurs d,empreintes digitales pour l,enregistrement des ... sera utilisé pour produire des cartes d,identité aux ...
(Date:3/10/2016)... -- --> --> ... Access Management Market by Component (Provisioning, Directory Services, Password ... Size, by Deployment, by Vertical, and by Region - ... is estimated to grow from USD 7.20 Billion in ... Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.2% during the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (Biohaven) ... company’s orphan drug designation request covering BHV-4157 for the treatment of Spinocerebellar Ataxia ... , Spinocerebellar ataxia is a rare, debilitating neurodegenerative disorder that is estimated ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Media Cybernetics, global image ... Cybernetics corporate branding reflects a results-driven revitalization for a company with a renewed ... components include a crisp, refreshed logo and a new web presence. , “I ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... 2016 Oxitec CEO Hadyn Parry ... 10:15 a.m. ET before the United States House Committee on ... can play in controlling the spread of the Aedes ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/227348 ) ... self-limiting gene. Trials in Brazil , ...
(Date:5/22/2016)... ... , ... Doctors in Rome say micronutrients found in certain foods have the ... has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read ... and Translational Medicine evaluated more than 150 studies on polyphenols in cancer for their ...
Breaking Biology Technology: