William Wickner, MD, a professor of biochemistry and cell biology, recently received the William C. Rose Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Dartmouth researcher Ambrose Cheung, MD, has received a 2017 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award, one of only a few given annually to top physician-scientists in the U.S. The award will support Cheung’s promising research to develop a vaccine or drug to combat MRSA—virulent staph bacteria causing infections that are increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
The five-year, $12.45 million NIH COBRE grant supports an interdisciplinary project for junior faculty who are engaged in early-stage research of basic cellular processes and how disease affects the interaction of cells and molecules.
Paula Schnurr, PhD, a Research Professor of Psychiatry at Geisel and Executive Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, was presented with the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans in November.
Geisel MD-PhD candidate Yike Jiang received the Priscilla Schaffer Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Presentation during the 40th annual International Herpesvirus Workshop, which brings together more than 600 investigators from around the world.
A team of Geisel faculty, students, and pediatric staff at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock received a Clinical Care Innovation Challenge Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges for creating a new model of care for in utero opioid-exposed and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome-affected newborns.
Lin Deng, a graduate student in Biochemistry, is a recipient of the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, which recognizes the academic accomplishments of Chinese students studying overseas.
Geisel researchers Dror Ben-Zeev, PhD, and Rachel Thompson, received awards to support their comparative clinical effectiveness research.
Geisel post-doctoral researcher Elaina M. Melton, PhD, has received a prestigious NIH fellowship for emerging scientists that will support her research on two cholesterol-related diseases, atherosclerosis and xanthomatosis.