Navigation Links
Henry Gabelnick receives lifetime achievement award
Date:5/27/2010

Arlington, VA (May 27, 2010) -- CONRAD is pleased to announce that Executive Director, Henry Gabelnick, Ph.D, was awarded the lifetime achievement award at the 6th International Microbicides 2010 Conference. This year's conference, Building Bridges to HIV Prevention, was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania May 22-25 and before an audience of more than 1,000 HIV advocates and scientists, Dr. Gabelnick was recognized for his unparalleled commitment and dedication to the development of microbicides. The lifetime achievement award was his second in 2005, Dr. Gabelnick was recognized by the International Conference on AIDS India for a lifetime devoted to reproductive health.

"In a field with so many dedicated, brilliant and persistent researchers, I am tremendously honored to be singled out by my peers," said Dr. Gabelnick. His acceptance speech described his early years working in the chemical industry, specifically in the field of plastics, and his journey to more fulfilling work in the field of contraception and microbicides. Dr. Gabelnick received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at MIT and his doctorate from Princeton. After beginning his career in the chemical industry, Dr. Gabelnick moved to the Biomedical Engineering Branch of the National Institutes of Health. He joined CONRAD at its inception in 1986, and focused primarily on developing new methods of contraception until it became clear that HIV prevention was crucial to overall reproductive health. For the past 20 years, CONRAD has contributed to the microbicide development field through the development of preclinical algorithms and primate models, standardization of colposcopy techniques, biomarker research and clinical trials.

CONRAD scientists also presented the following study findings and analyses at various sessions during the conference:

  • Christine Mauck, M.D., M.P.H. - Assessing Markers of Inflammation after Vaginal Product Use: Nonoxynol-9, Cellulose Sulfate, and HEC Placebo Comparative Double-Blind Phase I Trial and Colposcopy: Still Useful in Microbicide Safety Trials?
  • Gustavo Doncel, M.D., Ph.D. - Combining HIV Prevention and Contraception Technologies
  • Mohammed Saifuddin, D.V.M., Ph.D. - Evaluation of 6% Cellulose Sulfate and 0.5% PRO2000 Gel Microbicide Efficacy in a Single-Dose Intravaginal R5+X4 SHIV Infection Model in Rhesus Macaques Pre-treated with Depo-Provera
  • Irina Zalenskaya, Ph.D. - Gene Expression Profile of Vaginal Epithelial Cells Exposed to Proinflammatory Agents - Identification of Novel Biomarkers of Mucosal Safety
  • Jill Schwartz, M.D. - Pilot Clinical Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Study of UC781 Vaginal Gel


'/>"/>

Contact: Annette Larkin
larkinannette@yahoo.com
703-772-6427
CONRAD
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Henry Ford Hospital study: Fewer infections with new heart-pump implant
2. Henry Ford Hospital: New left-side heart pump improves right-side heart function
3. Henry Ford Hospital study: Less prep needed for colonoscopy
4. Henry Ford Health System goes radical: Creating the hospital of the future
5. Henry Ford Hospital atudy: Hepatitis C infection doubles risk for kidney cancer
6. Henry Ford Hospital study: Shoulder function not fully restored after surgery
7. Henry Ford Hospital study shows link between vitamin D, skin cancer
8. Alan Henry, M.D. Joins MedSolutions as Chief Medical Officer of Premerus
9. National Press Club to Host NEWSMAKER Media Briefing on Cornhusker Kickback With South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster
10. iCIMS Emerges as Talent Management Solution of Choice for Henry Ford Health Systems
11. Health Care Pioneer Henry J. Kaiser Inducted Into The California Hall of Fame
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... specialized asset-light logistics provider of complex transport solutions for mission-critical and non-discretionary ... Unitrans International Corporation, a division of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS). ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... devices. Through an educational webinar, they will present the line of epMotion automated ... learn how easy you can automate everyday pipetting tasks. , Ideal for scientists ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 ... ... protection assistance and financial planning services to communities in east Texas, is launching ... Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. , Founded in 1991, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... The Golseth ... in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, is spearheading a regional charity campaign organized to provide ... , In early June of this year, Christina and her children returned from out ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Alcovit, a lime-flavored beverage that rids the body ... with its product now available through Jet.com. , After 25 years of development, ... drink is designed to quickly detox the body thereby avoiding alcohol-induced hangovers. Whether you’re ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2017)...  Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) ... all known U.S. mesh product liability claims and that ... remaining U.S. claims at reasonable values. Under the agreements, ... quarter of 2017 and continuing through the fourth quarter ... results, the Company intends to increase its mesh product ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... AROMAS, Calif. , Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... by Continental Who,s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime ... currently the Key Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, ... communications, negotiations, troubleshooting and relationship building.                ... has more than 25 years of experience ...
(Date:8/1/2017)... Aug. 1, 2017   CerSci Therapeutics , a ... Texas , has received notice from the National ... of Health (NIH) that it has been awarded a ... over $650,000 in 2017 with an additional $1,000,000 to ... New Drug application of their lead non-opioid drug candidate ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: