Navigation Links
Horizon Pharma supports fellows and students with AGA Abstract Prizes
Date:5/5/2011

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation today announced Horizon Pharma's support of research awards aimed to stimulate interest in gastroenterology/hepatology research careers through competition and recognition:

  • AGA-Horizon Pharma Fellow Abstract Prizes provide three awards of $1,000 each to fellows who have submitted abstracts chosen to be presented during Digestive Disease Week (DDW).
  • AGA-Horizon Pharma Student Abstract Prizes provide eleven travel awards of $500 each to high school, undergraduate, graduate and medical students who have submitted abstracts chosen by the AGA to be presented during DDW. Medical residents up to and including postgraduate year three are also eligible for the award. The three best student abstracts submitted will receive a $1,000 prize.

"We are extremely grateful to Horizon Pharma for their support of promising young researchers whose work could make a positive impact on the lives of patients," said Nicholas F. LaRusso, MD, AGAF, chair of the AGA Research Foundation. "This partnership with Horizon Pharma reinforces our belief that every individual donation makes a difference."

This year's fellow abstract prize recipients are:

  • Taeko Noah, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, OH
  • Anne Peery, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Songhua Zhang, MD, PhD, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence

This year's student abstract prize recipients are:

  • Evelyn Covs-Datson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Jessica Donnelly, University of Cincinnati, OH
  • Birgit Ey, Hospital of Essen/University of Duisburg, Germany
  • Yining Fu, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Victoria Gomez, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
  • Suraj Gupta, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Shabnam Khatami, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Rachel Lees-Green, Mayo Clinic/University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Stephanie Owyang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Sunny Singh, MD, University of Manitoba, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Andrea Tyler, HBSc, Mt. Sinai Hospital/University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"We are proud to be working with the AGA Research Foundation to invest in the future of gastroenterology research by funding these grants," said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Horizon Pharma. "We congratulate this year's recipients and look forward to seeing our grant recipients flourish in their careers."


'/>"/>

Contact: Stacey Hinton
shinton@gastro.org
301-222-4005
American Gastroenterological Association
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Low-cost wireless sensor networks open new horizons for the Internet of things
2. New Test for Emphysema on the Horizon
3. Federal Natural Resource Trustees announce next step in BP Deepwater Horizon spill Gulf restoration
4. Seafarers, Gaze at Horizon to Stay Steady
5. KEL Attorneys is Assisting Victims of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill by Filling Legal Claims on Their Behalf
6. Horizon Display Demonstrates their Dedication to After-Sales Support with Enhanced Online Resources
7. TGen Drug Development partners with Horizon Discovery for integrated personalized medicine service
8. U of I scientist says slimming soybeans are on the horizon
9. Bright Horizons Honored as Company that Cares for Third Straight Year
10. New Business Horizons special issue on US health care
11. Healthcare Reform is on the Horizon
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset ... of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will ... services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented ... the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is ... events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of ... National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), one of ... innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal support ... your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Dr. Parsa ... contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town journal ... the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... 2017   Divoti USA will engrave and ... standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates new criteria regarding ... in need of Medical ID jewelry such as Medical ID Bracelets, ... engraved in terms of the new FDA requirements . ... Divoti offers this dark mark fiber ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  True Health, ... has amplified its effort during National Breast Cancer ... hereditary cancer risks. ... Clinical Oncology calculated that more than 10 million ... inherited mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 and have not ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... , Oct. 6, 2017   Provista, a ... than $100 billion in purchasing power, today announced a ... information. The Newsroom is the online home ... trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... to a wealth of resources at their fingertips, viewers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: