ty School of Medicine. "The St. Kitts Biomedical Foundation, which Gene founded and directs, is an AAALAC accredited facility and recognized as one the premier primate research facilities in the world. It is utilized by numerous outstanding scientists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their translational research on neurodegenerative disorders. I and the members of ASNTR owe Gene a debt of gratitude for establishing and directing a world class site for translational research. He is most deserving of the this award."
According to Dr. John Sladek, professor of neurology, pediatrics and neuroscience at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dr. Redmond has led the field of cellular repair in the nervous system for Parkinson's disease for over 25 years and pioneered the use of a non-human primate model of the disease. "Excellence in academia is, perhaps, not surprising for this former high school Class Valedictorian (Thomas Jefferson San Antonio) and member of Phi Bet Kappa (Southern Methodist University)," said Dr. Sladek. "He is one of the founding members the ASNTR and has provided thoughtful guidance for the Society's position on clinical trials."
Recent past winners of the award include Shinn-Zong Lin, MD, PhD (2010) Howard J. Federoff, MD, PhD, Georgetown University (2009); Paul Carvey, PhD, Rush University Medical Center (2008); Barry Hoffer, MD, PhD, NIDA/NIH (2007); and John Sladek, PhD, University of Colorado (2006).
The Molly and Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award
In recognition of his significant contributions to the field of brain repair, this year's Molly and Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award was presented to Roy A.E. Bakay, MD, professor and vice chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery, Rush University Medical Center.
The Molly and Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award is presented periodically by the ASNTR to an outstanding scientist who has made a significant contribution to the Page: 1 2 3 Related medicine news :1
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