CandleInTheWindow.org Announces $1000 Scholarship Prize Winners
Campaign Officially Launches
WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After 4 months of college students and others wrestling with the creative challenge and providing more than 230 submissions, CandleInTheWindow.org has picked two winners for its nationwide sign design co...
March of Dimes Awards $250,000 Prize to Scientists Unraveling the Causes of Muscular Dystrophy
BALTIMORE, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two scientists whose work has led to new and better ways to diagnose and potentially treat muscular dystrophy have been chosen to receive the 2009 March of Dimes Prize
in Developmental Biology.
Kevin P. Campbell, Ph.D. and Louis M. Kunkel, Ph.D., sh...
2009 Pizzigati Prize for Public Interest Computing Awarded to Darius Jazayeri
Developer Receives $10,000 Prize
for Creation of Free Medical Record System Used by Health Clinics around the World
SAN FRANCISCO, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $10,000 Antonio Pizzigati Prize
for Software in the Public Interest has been awarded to Darius Jazayeri, a 31-year-old sof...
Nobel Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus Leading Delegation From Bangladesh to World Health Care Congress to Advance Affordable Health Care Innovations
Health Care innovations and opportunities attract attendees from more than 35 countries and delegations from over 12 to the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress April 14-16, 2009, Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Muhammad Yunus of the Grameen Bank and a deleg...
Three Prize Winners Awarded in Elsevier's Article 2.0 Contest
AMSTERDAM, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
- "Thinking Outside the Box" Yields web 3.0, Nonlinear and Smartphone
Elsevier, a leading global healthcare and scientific publisher, has
announced the winners in the Elsevier Article 2.0 Contest (
2009 Prix Galien USA Now Accepting Nominations for Top Prize in Biopharmaceutical Research and Development
NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The committee responsible for awarding the most prestigious prize
in biopharmaceutical research and development -- Prix Galien USA -- announced it is accepting 2009 nominations. For the first time, the committee will include a new recognition categor...
PNAS announces 2008 Cozzarelli Prize recipients
WASHINGTON The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ) Editorial Board has selected six PNAS papers for the 2008 Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes the most outstanding contributions in each of the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences...
2008 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize recognizes science paper on limb regeneration in newts
A United Kingdom research team's discovery of a new molecular cue that promotes limb regeneration in newts a finding that could help guide the field of regenerative medicine received the 2008 Newcomb Cleveland Prize
of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Dr. Huda Zoghbi to receive 2009 Vilcek Prize in biomedical research
Internationally renowned scientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a pioneer in the study of Rett Syndrome and related autism spectrum disorders, will receive the 2009 Vilcek Prize
in biomedical science. "We have been awarding these prizes annually since 2006," said Dr. Jan Vilcek, President and Cofounder of the...
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Stephen Schneider Keynotes Annual Conference of Community Oncologists
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen H. Schneider, Ph.D.,
professor of Environmental Biology and Global Change at Stanford University , a
climatologist and cancer survivor who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize
former Vice President Al Gore, will be the keynote speaker at the...
St. Mary's Health System in Maine Receives Prestigious $100,000 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
CHICAGO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In honor of its broad-based
efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of its community,
St. Mary's Health System in Lewiston, Maine, is the recipient of the
prestigious 2008 Foster G. McGaw Prize
for Excellence in Community Service,
Dr. Ben Berkhout awarded Retrovirology Prize for contribution to HIV research
Dr Ben Berkhout, a retrovirologist from the Netherlands, has been awarded the 2008 M Jeang Retrovirology Prize. He was honoured for his multi-disciplinary approach to RNA research which has provided additional important building blocks for many aspects of our current knowledge on HIV-1 replicati...
Texas and North Carolina Students Tackle Lifesaving Research in Chemistry and Genetics, Taking Home the Grand Prize at Nation's Premier High School Science Competition
$100,000 WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN THE 2008 SIEMENS COMPETITION IN MATH,SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Wen Chyan of Denton, Texas, Wins Individual Grand Prize;
Sajith M. Wickramasekara of Raleigh, North Carolina and Andrew Y. Guo of Cary, North Carolina, Win Team Grand Prize
Seattle University in Partnership With the Opus Prize Foundation Award $1 Million Opus Prize
SEATTLE, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle University and the Opus Prize
Foundation today awarded the $1 million Opus Prize
to Marguerite "Maggy"
Barankitse for her work providing safe havens to 30,000 child victims of
ethnic strife in Burundi, Africa. Two $100,000 winners also were honored.
U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Awards Inaugural Global Prevention Prize to Dr. Valentin Fuster of Mount Sinai Heart
Award Presented by Charlie Rose at National Health Science Summit
DALLAS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), the leader
in disease prevention, today announced Dr. Valentin Fuster, director of
Mount Sinai Heart, the winner of its first-ever Global Prevention Prize.
Joslin researcher named first winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research
BOSTON November 6, 2008 Joslin Diabetes Center today announced that C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., Head of the Joslin Section on Obesity and Hormone Action and the Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has been named the first winner of the Manpei Suzuki International Prize
Bayer Diabetes Care Names 'Walk In Nick's Shoes' (W.I.N.S.) Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winners
Four Lucky People with Diabetes Will Meet Nick Jonas in Los Angeles and
Become Part of "Team Jonas" at Diabetes Fundraiser
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick off Diabetes Awareness
Month, Bayer Diabetes Care announced that four people with diabetes have
won the opportunity to m...
PM's science prize for Ian Frazer
UQ's cervical cancer vaccine co-creator Professor Ian Frazer has won the 2008 Prime Minister's Prize
Professor Frazer, Director of UQ's Diamantina Institute for Cancer, Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, was presented with his prize
by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at a special ceremo...
MBL scientist Osamu Shimomura wins Nobel Prize for discovery of green fluorescent protein
MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA Osamu Shimomura, a senior scientist emeritus and Corporation member at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), has been awarded the Nobel Prize
in Chemistry for his discovery of green fluorescent protein (GFP), one of the most important tools in contemporary science and medici...
Balzan Foundation announced 2008 prize winners
One million Swiss Francs (around $ 885 thousand, 400 thousand) for each of the four subjects. Half of the amount must be destined by the winners to research projects
Milan, 8 September 2008 - The names of the 2008 Balzan Prize
winners were announced today in a public event:
Chrigu Wins Grand Prize at First Ever International Documentary Film Festival on Cancer
Reel Lives: The Cancer Chronicles Film Festival awards prizes to top filmmakers
GENEVA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrigu from Switzerland has been
awarded the Grand Prize
in the first ever Reel Lives: Cancer Chronicles
Film Festival at a ceremony in Geneva, Switze...
2008 Gruber Genetics Prize awarded to Allan Spradling of Carnegie Institution
Baltimore, MDAllan C. Spradling, director of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Embryology, has been awarded the 2008 Genetics Prize
by the Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation in recognition of his contributions to fruit fly genomics and for "fundamental discoveries about the earliest stage...
6 Nobel Prize Winners at International Congress of Genetics
For the first time in 81 years the International Congress of Genetics takes place in Germany again. From July 12th through 17th 2008, six Nobel Prize
winners get together with more than 2000 scientists in Berlin to discuss the latest findings in genetics and genome analysis. The congress, which ta...
NWO/Spinoza Prize for literature, microbiology, physics and medicine
On 2 June 2008, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) announced which four researchers will receive the NWO/Spinoza Prize
for 2008. The prize
is the highest Dutch award in science. Each researcher receives one-and-a-half million euros, to be spent on research of their choice. ...
Kavli Prize awarded to Pasko Rakic, pioneering Yale neuroscientist
New Haven, Conn. Today Pasko Rakic , professor of neurobiology and neurology at Yale University School of Medicine, was named one of the inaugural recipients of the Kavli Prizes, for his key role in changing our understanding of the cerebral cortex, the seat of human cognitive function.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute announces 2008 Chairman's Exemplary Faculty Prize winners
WORCESTER, Mass. Two outstanding members of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) faculty received the Chairman's Exemplary Faculty Prize
today during the universitys 140th Commencement exercises on May 17, 2008. Established in 2007 through the personal philanthropy of Donald K. Peterson 71, ...
Summit VetPharm Announces Grand Prize and March Winner in its 'Great Vectra 3D(TM)' $125,000 Giveaway
FORT LEE, N.J., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit VetPharm concluded "The
Great Vectra 3D(TM)" $125,000 Giveaway by outfitting two more veterinary
clinics in Wisconsin and Virginia with new, state-of-the-art medical
equipment. Dr. Elizabeth Leonard of Seaford Veterinary Medical Center in
Computer game's high score could earn the Nobel Prize in medicine
Gamers have devoted countless years of collective brainpower to rescuing princesses or protecting the planet against alien invasions. This week researchers at the University of Washington will try to harness those finely honed skills to make medical discoveries, perhaps even finding a cure for HIV...
March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to leaders in understanding embryonic development
HONOLULU, MAY 5, 2008 Two scientists who helped explain how embryos develop and form limbs, the brain, and other organs have been chosen to receive the 2008 March of Dimes Prize
in Developmental Biology.
Philip A. Beachy, PhD, and Clifford J. Tabin, PhD will share the 2008 March of Dimes Pri...
U.S. Scientists Receive Japan Prize on April 23, 2008
TOKYO, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and
Chief Internet Evangelist, Google Inc., U.S.A., and Dr. Robert E. Kahn,
Chairman, CEO & President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives
(CNRI), U.S.A., received the Japan Prize
for Creation of network
Xoft Medical Director Recognized by Gotham Prize for Cancer Research
Mark Carol, MD, Receives Ira Sohn Conference Foundation Prize
Oncology for Novel Approaches for Using X-ray Based Radiation Therapy to Treat Cancer Patients
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft consulting
medical director, Mark Carol, MD, ...
Pollin Pediatric Research Prize awarded for discovery of lifesaving treatment of RDS
NEW YORK (April 3, 2008) -- Dr. John A. Clements is the recipient of the 2008 Pollin Prize
in recognition of his seminal contributions to our understanding of how lungs hold air, and to the development of a lifesaving treatment for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in infants. Once this country'...
Whole Planet Foundation(TM) (a Whole Foods Market Foundation) and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Muhammad Yunus Partner With Natural Foods Vendors, Pledging Over $1 Million to Help Combat Poverty
Allegro Coffee Company, Back to Nature, Balance Bar, The Hain Celestial
Group, ITO EN, Naked Juice, New Chapter, Seventh Generation, Stacy's and
Whole Foods Market(R) join forces to make a difference in developing world communities
AUSTIN, Texas, March 6 /PRNews...
Stanford biologist awarded 2008 Sophie Prize in Norway
The Sophie Foundation in Oslo, Norway, has awarded Stanford University biologist Gretchen Daily the 2008 Sophie Prize. Established in 1997, the $100,000 prize
is awarded annually to individuals or organizations that have "created awareness of alternatives to modern-day development and/or initiated...
William Jefferson Clinton TED Prize Wish Update
AMD, Nokia and Sun Microsystems Collaborate to Fulfill Former President's 2007 TED Prize
Wish of Expanding Healthcare in Rwanda
MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading technology companies
AMD, Nokia and Sun Microsystems, in partnership with the Clinton
Foundation, Partners In...
Al Gore, Tom Stoppard and Amos Oz Are 2008 Dan David Prize winners
The Dan David Prize, which annually awards three prizes of $1 million each for outstanding achievement, announced the names of its 2008 laureates on February 12. The laureates, who donate 10% of their prize
money towards 20 Tel Aviv University doctoral and postdoctoral scholarships, will be honore...
PNAS announces 2007 Cozzarelli Prize recipients
WASHINGTON The editors of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) have selected six outstanding PNAS papers for the 2007 Cozzarelli Prize, an award for papers that reflect the highest standards of scientific excellence and originality.
The award was established in 2005 as th...
World's best analysts compete to win Edelman Prize in operations research and analytics
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) today announced six finalists that will compete for the 2008 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences in Baltimore and Washington, DC this year.
Reflecting the wide-ranging...
Dr. Inder Verma named recipient of 2008 Vilcek Prize in biomedical science
New York, February 6, 2008 - The Vilcek Foundation has announced the names of the recipients of its annual prizes in biomedical research and in the arts. Dr. Inder Verma is the prize
recipient for biomedical science; the prize
recipient for the arts is composer Osvaldo Golijov. The Vilcek Founda...
7th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences Awarded to Dr. Richard P. Lifton
Hoboken, N.J., February 4, 2008 Deborah E. Wiley, Chairman of The Wiley Foundation, and Senior Vice President, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today that the seventh annual Wiley Prize
in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to Dr. Richard P. Lifton of the Yale University School of Medicine.