Navigation Links
BWF awards $11.2 million to support physician-scientists
Date:5/19/2008

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has announced the 2008 recipients of the Career Awards for Medical Scientists.

The Career Awards for Medical Scientists program is the result of the reformulation of the Career Awards in the Biomedical Sciences, which was instituted by BWF in 1995 and ran through the 2006 award year. In response to the NIHs K99/R00 Pathway to Independence program, which was modeled after the CABS award, BWF has shifted the focus of the program to address the on-going problem of increasing the number of physician scientists and keeping them in research. BWF believes that this five-year $700,000 bridging award, supporting the last years of a mentored position in addition to supporting the beginning years of an independent position, will facilitate the transition to a career in research and buy research time from service commitments.

Physician scientists are essential to translating the fruits of basic research into applications that have the potential to improve health, BWF President Enriqueta C. Bond, Ph.D. said. This program provides essential support during a critical transition period.

Awards are offered to the individual investigator on behalf of the research institutions in the United States or Canada. The next deadline for applications is October 1, 2008.

The 2009 Career Awards for Medical Scientists are:

Antonios O. Aliprantis, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Novel regulators of the osteoclast differentiation program

Kathleen H. Burns, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Investigating the role of retrotransposons in hematopoietic neoplasias

Daniel Cahill, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Translational molecular genetic analyses of chemotherapeutic resistance in human brain tumors

Alice Siau-In Chen-Plotkin, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Genomic approaches to front
'/>"/>

Contact: Russ Campbell
news@bwfund.org
919-991-5119
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Westchester Cycle Club Awards Consumers Union Staffer Karin Weisburgh Commuter of the Year
2. Kresge Foundation Employs New Funding Methods in its First Quarter Grant Awards of Nearly $43 Million
3. National Business Group on Health Awards Gold to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota for Promoting a Healthy Workplace
4. Keck Futures Initiative awards $1M for 15 research projects
5. Patti LaBelle Wows Crowd at 5th Annual Lupus Foundation of America Awards Gala
6. NIH awards LIAI major grant to test safety of new smallpox treatment
7. Mangos Captures 11 HMR Awards
8. The American Psychiatric Associations Awards for Young Scientists Encourage Research Expertise in China
9. Cadient Group Continues Winning Streak; Receives Multiple Honors at 2008 Pharmaceutical Advertising and Marketing Excellence Awards
10. SRG Scoops Two Recruiter Awards for Excellence
11. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Awards Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide $1.4 Million Dollar Contract
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 The Quantum Group, ... Quantum Innovations, Inc . (QI), it has submitted ... MU2 Certification with a private IT security laboratory approved ... The platform has Meaningful Use 1 certification status (see ... approved and 15 pending patents. The accrediting organization has ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... public support for marijuana legalization in the U.S. has ... than other substances, such as alcohol. In January, President ... marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol. Despite the recent ... as compared to alcohol use are not well understood. ... Outcomes Associated with Drug Use among US High School ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 At the ... Prosupps will be an exhibitor at the Las ... Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Booth #374 Sept 19th ... to encourage healthy living through exercise, diet and supplementation. ... vision, and provide the tools for all Prosupps customers ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Smile Squared, a well-known Buy One, Give ... a US-made toothbrush. For every toothbrush purchased, Smile Squared ... Squared was created by my wife and me after ... Cope, President of Smile Squared. “There, we saw children ... many of the same children didn't own a toothbrush. ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Tuesday 2 September 2014: Digoxin may increase the ... by approximately 20%, according to results from the ROCKET ... Manesh Patel, director of interventional cardiology and catheterisation labs ... US. The findings suggest that caution may be needed ... studies are needed to confirm the observations. , Dr ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 2Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 3Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 4Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 5Health News:NYU study compares consequences of teen alcohol and marijuana use 2Health News:NYU study compares consequences of teen alcohol and marijuana use 3Health News:Prosupps, One of the Fastest Growing Supplement Companies, Celebrates a Success Milestone with Exhibiting at the 50th Annual 2014 Mr. Olympia’s Fitness & Performance Expo 2Health News:Smile Squared's Colorful Buy One, Give One Toothbrush Now Available in Schnucks Stores 2Health News:ROCKET AF trial suggests that digoxin increases risk of death in AF patients 2
... MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cipher Pharmaceuticals,Inc. ... Drug Application (NDA),has been submitted to the U.S. ... extended-release formulation of tramadol. In May 2007,the Company ... to its,NDA for CIP-TRAMADOL ER., Cipher,s revised ...
... May 13 Lumenis Inc., a global,developer, ... radiofrequency,devices for surgical, aesthetic, and ophthalmic applications, ... Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP),preceptor program that ... interested in learning and performing HoLEP. The ...
... Project proceeds despite non-compliance with California Environmental ... Quality ... Center (PHCMC) today went ahead with the planned expansion of its,Holy ... has upheld charges that the approval process was significantly flawed.,The groundbreaking ...
... 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Med-Emerg International Inc.,(OTCBB - MDER), ... three months ended March 31, 2008 were $5.5 ... in 2007 (all amounts are $US unless,otherwise stated). ... interest and taxes (EBITDA) improved to $179K,from a ...
... TSX:,WHT) World Heart Corporation ("WorldHeart" or the "Corporation") ... Bulletin today advising it,is reviewing the eligibility for ... of WorldHeart under sections 709 and 710(a) of ... Company,s financial condition and,operating results, more specifically whether ...
... Institute (KGI),today announced that the May 17, 2008, commencement ... Applied Life Sciences student, Eric,Tan, and the unveiling of ... and proud of Eric,s achievement in becoming the,first graduate ... KGI,s senior,vice president for academic affairs, dean of faculty ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cipher provides regulatory update for CIP-TRAMADOL ER 2Health News:Cipher provides regulatory update for CIP-TRAMADOL ER 3Health News:Lumenis Launches HoLEP Preceptor Program at American Urology Association 2008 Annual Meeting 2Health News:Lumenis Launches HoLEP Preceptor Program at American Urology Association 2008 Annual Meeting 3Health News:Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Ignores Community, Environmental Concerns With Planned Expansion of Mission Hills Facility 2Health News:Med-Emerg International Inc. reports improved income from continuing operations 2Health News:Med-Emerg International Inc. reports improved income from continuing operations 3Health News:WorldHeart Notified of TSX Delisting Review 2Health News:KGI 2008 Commencement Features First PhD Graduate, Biotech Painting 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Medina Medical as CEO and member of the Board ... three decades of medical device development and commercialization experience, ... Medical,s field. Mr. Engelson previously served as a Partner ... served as President and CEO of two Foundry start-ups. ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017" report ... aging population and rising proportion of reimbursement for medical ... effectively released, with its scale presenting a CAGR of ... products are three product segments of orthopedic instruments in ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... According to a new ... type (SFE, Cold Pressed, Organic Solvent, & Others), and ... Fragrance, & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast ... the Amaranth Seed Oil Market with an analysis ... of value. The Amaranth Seed Oil Market size ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medina Medical Announces Erik T. Engelson Joins as Chief Executive Officer 2China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017 2Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 2Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 3Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 4
... Decision Resources, one of the world,s leading research and ... the launch of novel therapies for the treatment of ... telaprevir and Merck,s boceprevir, will precipitate several changes in ... C Virus , surveyed physicians plan to initiate treatment ...
... KERX ) today announced that Ron Bentsur, the ... Securities Healthcare Conference, being held at the New York Palace ... to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at 1:00 ... presentation will be accessible from the Investor Information page of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Launch of Novel Agents for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Will Precipitate Treatment of At Least Half of 'Warehoused' Patients 2Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at JMP Securities Healthcare Conference 2
... The ImmunoWELL VZV IgG ... for the qualitative detection of ... (VZV). Test results are used ... status or infection. Immune status ...
... Test is an enzyme immunoassay (EIA) test ... human thyroglobulin and human thyroid peroxidase (microsome) ... is used as an aid in the ... disorders are characterized by detection of anti-thyroid ...
... ImmunoDOT Autoimmunity Screening Panel 1 is ... screening and detection of autoantibodies against ... SS-A/SS-B, RNP/Sm) in serum, and is ... diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), ...
... Antibody (IgG) Test is an ... quantitative detection of antibodies to ... is used as an aid ... thrombosis in individuals with systemic ...
Medicine Products: