Navigation Links
Anthony S. Fauci awarded Lasker Award for Public Service
Date:9/18/2007

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has been awarded the 2007 Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service for his role in developing two major U.S. public health programs, in AIDS and biodefense. The award will be presented on Friday, September 28th during a luncheon ceremony in New York City.

Dr. Fauci is honored for his role in helping develop the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the largest public health program in history devoted to a single disease, as well as Project Bioshield, designed to accelerate the research, development, purchase and availability of medical countermeasures against the effects of biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear agents.

In nearly four decades of service to NIH, Tony Fauci has made innumerable scientific contributions that have improved the health of millions of people in this country and abroad, says NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. As a clinician, researcher, and scientific leader, Dr. Fauci has channeled his intellect, compassion, and vision into discoveries and research programs that have transformed medicine and public health.

Earlier this year, Dr. Fauci received two other major honors: the George M. Kober Medal of the Association of American Physicians for his work in clinical medicine, and the National Medal of Science, for his research into the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease.

Dr. Zerhouni adds, It is fitting to have Tony recognized with a trifecta of awards related to the three fundamental NIH missions: basic research, clinical research, and public service. It is hard to think of anyone more deserving of this award.

Dr. Faucis tenure as NIAID director began in 1984. For nearly 23 years, he has overseen the extensive NIAID research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious and immunologic dise
'/>"/>

Contact: Patricia Conrad
conradpa@niaid.nih.gov
202-906-0995
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. TGen awarded $7.1 million to accelerate brain disease research
2. NJIT Presidential Award winner takes stem cell research another step
3. Virtual microscopy project wins educational technology award
4. New push for public health, AIDS spending at African Union summit
5. Wiley announces publication of Databasing the Brain
6. BioMed Central welcomes the new National Institutes of Health public access policy
7. Not-for-profit publishers call NIH public access rule a missed opportunity
8. NIH Calls on Scientists to Speed Public Release of Research Publications
9. CoPub Mapper: mining MEDLINE based on search term co-publication
10. AIDS Public Awareness Campaign Expands Following Report Of Rapidly Progressive HIV
11. DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... have built the first smartphone app that automatically ... trends. In other words, your smartphone knows your ... -- and how that affects you. , The ... and loneliness to their academic performance, also may ... example, to monitor mental health, trigger intervention and ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... several disciplines will be celebrated tonight at the third ... improving the health of premature infants and in paving ... researchers, whose work was supported by the National Science ... Atomic Energy Commission, will be honored at a ceremony ... bipartisan group of Members of Congress will be on ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Why is it that when people are too stressed ... Researchers from the Brain Mind Institute (BMI) at EPFL ... the relationship between chronic stress and the loss of ... an enzyme attacks a synaptic regulatory molecule in the ... Nature Communications . , Carmen Sandi,s team ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 2New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 3New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 43rd annual Golden Goose award ceremony honors 8 researchers; Unusual work had big results 2How stress tears us apart 2
... of Genes & Development, Dr. Karlene Cimprich and colleagues ... sufficient to activate the ATR-mediated DNA damage checkpoint. ... Dr. Cimprich. "The ability to precisely define and manipulate ... experimental system will enable us to control, quantitative and ...
... to preserve grapes could help prevent allergies and boost healthy ... & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. The same technique ... wines without the added sulphites that can cause asthma and ... remain in storage for months and are usually treated with ...
... knowledge of the properties and actions of enzymes, scientists have ... originally isolated from blue-green algae. , This accomplishment is ... promising drugs for use in clinical trials. , In ... of the journal ACS Chemical Biology, a scientific team lead ...
Cached Biology News:Grape expectations for healthier wine 2Turning green gunk to gold, anti-cancer gold 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... urological and interventional radiology products and services, announced ... as cryotherapy and cryoablation) versus external beam radiotherapy ... of the American Urological Association (MAAUA) Annual Meeting ... "Comparing Relative Effectiveness of Cryosurgery and External Beam ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Ireland , September 18, 2014 ... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ) has ... "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business ... ,     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ,This report analyzes ... in US$ Million by the following ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 Research and ... "Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014" report to ... Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study ... industry. The report provides a basic overview ... chain structure. The human albumin market analysis is provided ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014  Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: ... a strategic agreement with Merck Animal Health to market ... The Igenity Dairy Heifer Program consists of genomic ... the genetic potential of replacement dairy heifers. The genomic ... born, and is an excellent tool in the decision-making ...
Breaking Biology Technology:HealthTronics Announces Data Comparing Cryotherapy Versus Radiation for Treating Prostate Cancer Poster Presented at the American Urological Association Regional Meeting 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 3Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 2Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 3Merck Animal Health to market Neogen's dairy genomic program 2
... in Life Sciences Technology Sector, TROY, Mich., ... association, will release key data from its,Fourth Annual ... State of Technology Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 12 ... Anderson Economic Group,provides data regarding Automation Alley,s rapidly ...
... of transport of key amyloid marker from ... Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Resverlogix Corp.,("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) announced ... first in class ApoA-I/Prebeta-HDL elevating drug, in a ... that treatment with RVX-208,resulted in a positive trend ...
... 10 GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC,Bulletin Board: GOVX) ... vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human,Immunodeficiency Virus) ... 2008 financial results and provided an operational update., ... "We are very,pleased with the progress we,ve made ...
Cached Biology Technology:Automation Alley Releases Report on State of Southeast Michigan's Technology Economy 2Automation Alley Releases Report on State of Southeast Michigan's Technology Economy 3RVX-208 Exploratory Study Illustrates Early Potential for Alzheimer's Disease 2RVX-208 Exploratory Study Illustrates Early Potential for Alzheimer's Disease 3RVX-208 Exploratory Study Illustrates Early Potential for Alzheimer's Disease 4GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 2GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 3GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 4GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 5GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 6GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 7GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 8GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update 9
EZ-DeWax is a one-step solution that simultanously removes paraffin from and rehydrates formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue...
Artisan™ Wash Solution (x 50) Additional Information: EU regulatory status: CE US regulatory status: IVD ...
... is an inexpensive personal or mini thermal cycler, ... Lightweight, with a small footprint, it can be ... researcher's desk. , The Gene Cycler thermal cycler ... have access to a large laboratory thermal cycler, ...
... Secondary Detection System is intended for use ... Antibody reagents, which contain rat and goat ... by light microscopy in paraffin-embedded tissues. The ... also be used with other rat or ...
Biology Products: