Navigation Links
Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's researcher honored twice in a month
Date:5/23/2012

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- At Mayo Clinic, the name Clifford Jack Jr., M.D., means cutting-edge imaging and Alzheimer's research. This month, he was honored for his accomplishments in both areas by two different organizations.

VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. Clifford Jack Jr. are available on the Mayo Clinic News Blog(http://newsblog.mayoclinic.org/2012/05/23/mayo-researcher-receives-two-major-honors/feed/).

MetLife Foundation Award:

Dr. Jack was selected as one of two 2012 recipients of the MetLife Foundation Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease. Since 1986, this Foundation has presented awards to scientists who make significant contributions to the understanding of Alzheimer's. The program's goal is recognizing the importance of basic research with an emphasis on providing scientists the opportunity to pursue ideas. He received the award May 15 in New York.

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Gold Medal Award:

Dr. Jack recently accepted another award -- the 2012 ISMRM Gold Medal Award -- in recognition of his major research contributions to the field of magnetic resonance. Society President Debiao Li, Ph.D., presented the award to Dr. Jack at the organization's annual meeting in Melbourne, Australia, on May 7.

ISMRM is a multidisciplinary nonprofit association that promotes innovation, development, and application of magnetic resonance techniques in medicine and biology throughout the world.

"These are huge honors and pay tribute to Dr. Jack's outstanding impact in this field," says Ron Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., head of Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's Center. "His work has had a significant impact on the recent revisions of the criteria for Alzheimer's disease."

Dr. Jack is a neuroradiologist and a member of the Department of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester. He holds the academic rank of professor of radiology and is recognized with a named professorship, the Alexander Family Professor in Alzheimer's Disease Research.

Dr. Jack is a pioneer in developing medical imaging methods that identify biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease. Starting in the early 1990s, he introduced imaging methods to help delineate manifestations of the disease in the brain, assess its severity, measure disease progression and make predictions regarding its future course. Dr. Jack's initial studies focused on a type of brain imaging known as anatomic MRI, but he has also contributed pioneering work in other areas including MR spectroscopy, diffusion imaging, functional MRI, high field microimaging and amyloid PET analyses of amyloid burden.


'/>"/>
Contact: Robert Nellis
newsbureau@mayo.edu
507-284-5005
Mayo Clinic
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic urologists present findings at American Urological Association Annual Meeting
2. Canada should significantly increase its funding of randomized clinical trials
3. Breast cancer clinical trial tests combo of heat shock protein inhibitor and hormonal therapy
4. Mayo Clinic: Standard heart disease risk tools underrate danger in rheumatoid arthritis
5. Experts call for clinical trials to test non-skeletal benefits of vitamin D
6. Clinical news alert: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons May highlights
7. Mayo Clinic researchers discover biomarkers for prostate cancer detection, recurrence
8. Automated insulin dosage titration system demonstrates positive clinical study results
9. Mayo Clinic: Exhaustion renders immune cells less effective in cancer treatment
10. Analysis Finds Clinical Trials Often Small, of Poor Quality
11. URMC clinical trial tests new regimen for hypertension
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... ... TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing ... Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online ... and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this new partnership, as ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best Buy Eyeglasses, an ... United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a purely functional part ... fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating an iconic image—like ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, ... editors can give their videos a whole new perspective by using the title ... Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Many women are confused ... endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not only alleviate symptoms and ... help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a pregnancy. The specialists at ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible ... often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human ... but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- , , , WHEN: , ... , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with free ... EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice President ... Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such as ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  Guerbet announced today ... Inc.,s Supplier Horizon Award . One ... Guerbet was recognized for its support of Premier members ... through clinical excellence, and commitment to lower costs. ... receive this recognition of our outstanding customer service from ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- The Biotechnology industry might still be ... opportunities to investors. Stock-Callers.com assesses the recent performances of ... XON ), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... ), and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN ... complimentary trade alerts at: http://stock-callers.com/registration ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: