Navigation Links
Henry M. Jackson Foundation names fellowship award winners
Date:8/25/2009

Rockville, Md. (Aug. 25, 2009) The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. has selected three promising Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences doctoral students to receive fellowships for the 2009-2010 academic year. The program, established in 1988, is comprised of two Henry M. Jackson Fellowships and one Val G. Hemming Fellowship. Each fellow receives a stipend and travel support.

Kathleen Jones, a sixth-year graduate student in the Emerging Infections Diseases program, won the Val G. Hemming Fellowship. Jones works in the laboratory of Dr. Douglas "Scotty" Merrell. Her project focuses on understanding how variants in a specific gene in the human pathogen Helicobacter pylori affect disease development. The pathogen infects more than half the world's population and can cause a range of maladies, including gastritis, ulcer disease and gastric carcinoma. She has identified a link between particular sequences in a virulence gene and the development of gastric cancer in epidemiological studies.

Kristen Hamilton and Robert Clark, both sixth-year students in the Medical and Clinical Psychology program, won Henry M. Jackson Fellowships.

Hamilton is completing her thesis project in Dr. Neil Grunberg's laboratory. Following her master's work that compared nicotine withdrawal in male and female adult rats, Hamilton is now investigating the effect of stress on impulsivity, and how increased stress and impulsivity affect nicotine craving. Her work is aimed at gaining a better understanding of how stress and impulsivity affect nicotine use and more generalized drug abuse.

Clark works in the laboratory of Dr. Tracy Sbrocco, where he focuses on the cultural, behavioral and psycho-physiological basis of sexual dysfunction. Currently, he is interested in how a menopausal woman's personal view of her sexuality may affect her sexual health and quality of life, with a focus on potential differences between Caucasian and African-American menopausal woman. Through his research, Clark hopes to address the role of psychosocial, physiological and developmental factors in maintaining healthy female sexuality.


'/>"/>

Contact: JoAnn C. Sperber
jsperber@hjf.org
301-294-1234
Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Grosse Pointes Cottage Hospital Joins Henry Ford Health System
2. CNS Response, Inc. Names Henry T. Harbin, MD to Board of Directors
3. Fund-Raiser for Henry Ford Hospitals Stroke Program
4. Program for Stroke Survivors and Friends Hosted by Henry Ford Hospital
5. Repligen Elects Earl Henry, M.D. to the Board of Directors
6. Michigan Quality Council (MQC) Names Henry Ford Health System 2007 State Quality Award Recipient
7. AAPD to Present 2008 Henry B. Betts Award to International Human Rights Disability Advocate Eric Rosenthal
8. Cardiac Science Announces HeartCentrix(R) ECG Informatics Connectivity With Henry Schein Medical Systems MicroMD(R) EMR 5.0
9. Henry Ford Hospital expands research on gene and radiation therapy for prostate cancer
10. Henry Ford Hospital to study effectiveness of a new procedure that may help emphysema suffers
11. Stella Mora Henry to Present The Eldercare Handbook at Aging in America Joint Conference of National Council on Aging & The American Society on Aging March 27-29
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... SABRE is raising awareness about personal ... to the end of November. , The Chicago, Illinois, based self-defense brand has been ... them about the ease of taking their personal safety into their own hands. , ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Promotional ... http://www.fdanews.com/products/54818-promotional-communication      , In the competitive world of drug and device marketing ... in compliance with FDA rules. , The FDA has issued two draft guidances ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Demonstrating a consistent and continued ... have been awarded five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board ... by a PHAB-accredited health department now extend to more than 203 million ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... In addition to sticking with ... more holistic approach and use natural alternatives for all house cleaning products, disinfectants, ... USDA guaranteeing that, the new line of essential oils, are all 100% organic ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The New England Center for Children® (NECC®), a global leader ... Hung to the Board of Directors. , “The New England Center for Children ... an invaluable addition to our team,” said Vincent Strully, Jr., President and CEO of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/13/2017)... Sept. 13, 2017   OrthoAtlanta has been named ... Football Host Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff ... 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia ... AFHC "I,m In" campaign, participating in many activities leading up ... ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... , Sept. 12, 2017  ValGenesis Inc., ... Solutions (VLMS), is pleased to announce the appointment ... member of its Board of Directors and Chairman ... VLMS enables life science companies to manage their ... use of paper in this process. Furthermore, ValGenesis ...
(Date:9/9/2017)...  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ... for lasmiditan, an investigational, oral, first-in-class molecule for the ... compared to placebo in the Phase 3 SPARTAN study. ... Congress of the International Headache Society (IHC) in ... today demonstrate lasmiditan,s potential to reduce pain and provide ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: