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UMass Medical School faculty elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Date:12/4/2012

WORCESTER, MA Four University of Massachusetts Medical School faculty members have been elected by their peers as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal, Science. They include:

  • Stuart Levitz, MD, professor of medicine and microbiology & physiological systems, who was elected to the section on medical schools for distinguished contributions to the research field of pathogenic mycology in general, and immunology of fungal diseases in particular;
  • Arlene Ash, PhD, professor of quantitative health sciences, who was elected to the section on statistics for developing and disseminating applications of statistical science to public policy, especially for innovative and influential work in modeling to predict health care costs;
  • Roger Davis, PhD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, H. Arthur Smith Chair in Cancer Research and professor of molecular medicine and biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, who was elected to the section on biological sciences for discovering the Jun N-terminal kinase-signaling pathway and his instrumental contributions in elucidating the biological role of this essential cell-signaling cascade; and
  • George Witman, PhD, the George F. Booth Chair in the Basic Sciences and professor of cell & developmental biology, who was elected to the section on biological sciences for major contributions to the functional organization of cilia and flagella, including advances in our understanding of intraflagellar transport and its relevance to human disease.

The AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science through leadership in science policy, international programs and science education. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the premiere science journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books
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University of Massachusetts Medical School
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