Navigation Links
Curran to receive GSA's 2014 Nathan Shock New Investigator Award
Date:8/1/2014

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging has chosen Sean P. Curran, PhD, of the University of Southern California as the 2014 recipient of the Nathan Shock New Investigator Award.

This distinguished honor is given for outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic biological research. It was established in 1986 to honor Nathan Shock, PhD, a founding member of GSA and pioneer in gerontological research at the National Institutes of Health.

The award presentation will take place at GSA's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held from November 5 to 9 in Washington, DC. This conference is organized to foster interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers, educators, and practitioners who specialize in the study of the aging process. Visit http://www.geron.org/annualmeeting for further details.

At the University of Southern California, Curran is an assistant professor of biogerontology in the Davis School of Gerontology, of molecular and computational biology in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, and of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Keck School of Medicine.

His research focuses on molecular, genetic and biochemical approaches to identifying evolutionarily conserved mechanisms that regulate cellular and organism survival and longevity. He is combining genetic, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques and approaches to understanding the vital roles of metabolism in normal aging and aging pathology. He also is combining studies in worms with mammalian cell structure and mouse studies to validate the universality of his findings.

Curran's work has received national attention from the Ellison Medical Foundation, the American Federation for Aging Research, the Glenn Foundation on Aging Research, as well as a Mellon Mentoring Award for his work with students at the University of Southern California.


'/>"/>

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Eminence Introduces Red Currant the New Youth Shield Collection
2. Sherri Gastelum the CEO of Platinum Tax Defenders Reports on Lauryn Hill and Mary Estelle Curran Tax Issues and Applications for Taxpayers
3. Harrington Meyer, Leist, Hessel, Avendano to receive GSAs 2014 Kalish awards
4. Lewis to receive GSAs 2014 Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award
5. Cincinnati Senior Care Company Receives 2014 Best of Home Care® Employer of Choice Award
6. Frontier Nursing University Receives $700,000 in Scholarships for Advanced Practice Nursing and Midwifery Students
7. Charon to receive 2014 Gene D. Cohen Award
8. Bowers to receive GSAs 2014 Minority Mentorship Award
9. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Receives Top ASAE Honors for Keeping the Nation Flu-Focused
10. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
11. New Cocktail Party Dresses From Leading Online Supplier Discount-Dress.com Receive National Attention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... ... ... For Immediate Release                Contact: ... Shows Young Women Seek Sex and Relationship Advice from their ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... August 18, ... ... the launch of this summer’s edition of “Vision & Hearing,” advocating for active, ... The campaign focuses on resources available for individuals with hearing impairments and shares ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... The Dawn Johnson Insurance Group, a ... charity drive to generate community support for efforts to educate the local population on ... for all types of cancer. , Each day in America, roughly 4,600 new ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... planning services to communities in east Texas, is launching a regional charity effort ... , Founded in 1991, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has raised nearly ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... management and financial planning firm that serves residential and commercial clients in the ... charity drive to raise community support for the fight against cancer. , Founded ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/8/2017)... TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 8, 2017  BioLineRx Ltd. ... and immunology, today reports its financial results for the ... and achievements during the second quarter 2017 and to ... on multiple clinical development programs for the Company,s lead ... Phase 3 pivotal study with BL-8040 as novel stem ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... 2017 Insightin Health, provider of data-driven ... engagement, announced the selection of Michael Wood ... effective as of February 2017. In this role, Wood ... for our clients. Wood brings with him more ... business analytics within the healthcare industry. Wood formerly ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... Mich. , Aug. 7, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, ... of Joel Saban as president, effective Aug. 7, ... Urick has decided to pursue other interests and will ... "During his tenure, Paul has served us in multiple leadership ... Specialty Pharmacy in Jun. 2015 and has provided decisive, strategic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: