Dr. David Hafler Elected to the Association of American Physicians
David Hafler, MD, FANA, William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor of Neurology and Professor of Immunobiology; Chair, Department of Neurology; Neurologist-in-Chief, Yale New Haven Hospital has been elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP).
Richard Flavell Is Named a Distinguished Fellow by the American Association of Immunologists
Richard A. Flavell, PhD, is one of 20 scientists who have been named Distinguished Fellows by the American Association of Immunologists, which recognizes members for distinguished careers and outstanding scientific contributions, as well as their service to AAI and the immunology community. It is one of the highest honors that AAI bestows.
National Academy of Medicine Elects Six Yale Faculty Members
Six Yale School of Medicine faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The six are among 100 new members elected by the organization to receive the honor, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.Source: YaleNews
Yale Scientists Win NIH Awards for Pioneering Work
Yale School of Medicine’s Valentina Greco and Marina R. Picciotto are among the 11 recipients of the National Institutes of Health’s Pioneer Award, which recognizes scientists who have a history of creative research and who show promise in originating “pioneering approaches to major challenges.” Greco and Picciotto will each receive $3.5 million dollars of funding over the course of five years. In addition, four young Yale scientists will receive the NIH’s Innovator Award.
Iwasaki Is Honored by the International Cytokine & Interferon Society
Akiko Iwasaki, PhD, Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Profesor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; and professor of dermatology, is a 2019 recipient of the Seymour & Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research, given by the International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS).
Hafler Is Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
David A. Hafler, MD, chair of the Department of Neurology, the William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor of Neurology, and professor of immunobiology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in medicine.
Yale Cancer Center Team Receives ACTS Award for Immunotherapy Research
A team of Yale Cancer Center investigators led by Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded the 2018 Team Science Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) for its pioneering work in advancing our understanding of Immunotherapy.
Lieping Chen, PhD, wins prestigious 2017 Warren Alpert Prize
Lieping Chen, Ph.D., co-director of the Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center and United Technologies Corporation Professor in Cancer Research and professor of immunobiology, of dermatology and of medicine at Yale School of Medicine, has been presented with the 2017 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize for transformative discoveries in the field of cancer immunology.
Lieping Chen among five scientists recognized for discoveries in cancer immunology
Lieping Chen, Ph.D., the United Technologies Corporation Professor in Cancer Research and professor of immunobiology, of dermatology, and of medicine, is one of five scientists to receive the 2017 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize.
Susan Kaech, PhD, Selected as Class of ‘61 Research Award Winner
Yale Cancer Center has selected Susan M. Kaech, Ph.D., as the recipient of the 2016 Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award. This annual award recognizes significant accomplishments in cancer research at Yale University by a young member of the faculty, coupled with the expectation for future outstanding contributions to our understanding of the causes and cures for cancer.
Vishwa Deep Dixit awarded $10.5 million to lead anti-aging research effort
Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology Vishwa Deep Dixit, and his colleagues at Yale School of Medicine and UT Southwestern, have been awarded nearly $10.5 million in funding over five years from the National Institute on Aging.
Five young Yale scientists recognized for excellence
Five Yale faculty members are among the 84 young researchers designated as Faculty Scholars under a new program to promote early career scientists, launched by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Madhav Dhodapkar Receives Prestigious Outstanding Investigator Award
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has named Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS, a recipient of its Outstanding Investigator Award. Dr. Dhodapkar is the Arthur H. Bunker and Isabel Bunker Professor of Medicine (Hematology), Chief of Hematology, Professor of Immunobiology, and co-Director of the Cancer Immunology Program of Yale Cancer Center. He will receive $7 million in research funding over seven years from the NCI.
Dr. Stephanie Eisenbarth awarded the prestigious Ellis Benson Award from the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists for 2016.
Stephanie Eisenbarth, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Immunobiology at Yale, received the Ellis Benson Award at the June, 2016 annual meeting of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS). This award is the premier award of ACLPS to a young faculty member in recognition of meritorious accomplishment in the field of laboratory medicine. The picture shows Dr. Eisenbarth receiving the Award from Academy President Marisa Marques.Source: ACLPS