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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Honors Innovators in Scientific Research and Health Care Philanthropy at 2013 Commencement Ceremony
Date:5/10/2013

grees were given to innovators in economics, science, and health care philanthropy:
  •     Daniel Kahneman, PhD, (Doctor of Science) is a Nobel Prize-winning psychologist whose work in applying insights about human judgment and decision-making to economic theory now forms the basis for much of the applied research in economics. He is recognized for pioneering prospect theory, an economic model of decision-making that argues that people make decisions based on factors such as fairness, past events, and aversion to loss, rather than purely on reason and self-interest. He is currently the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Professor of Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University.
  •     Eva Andersson-Dubin, MD, (Doctor of Humane Letters) is a physician, philanthropist, and breast cancer survivor who has been a transformational advocate for breast cancer care and research. Together with her husband, Glenn Dubin, she founded the Dubin Breast Center of The Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai, a facility that provides comprehensive, streamlined, compassionate care to breast cancer patients from diagnosis through recovery, all under one roof.
  •     Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc, (Doctor of Science) is a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist who has made monumental contributions to the understanding of crucial biochemical processes. His pioneering work in describing the role of the protein ubiquitin revealed a vital new avenue for the development of novel therapeutics for treating some of the most devastating human illnesses. The ubiquitin system has become an important platform in drug development in many diseases, including cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. He is currently a Distinguished Research Professor in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
  •     Glenn Dubin (Doctor of Humane Letters) is a
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