2015 Sharon Silbiger Lecture Promotes Ethnic Diversity in Science Fields
Dr. Erich Jarvis, Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Duke University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, delivered the third annual Sharon Silbiger, MD Memorial Lecture entitled “Surviving as an Underrepresented Scientist in a Majority World” Monday, September 21, 2015.
Dr. Nir Barzilai in Science
Science recently profiled Dr. Nir Barzilai and the ambitious proposed clinical trial he is leading that would evaluate if metformin can delay aging in humans.
Dr. Michelle Larsen Receives Four-Year NIH Grant for Develop New TB Test
The NIH has awarded Dr. Michelle Larsen a four-year, $2.5-million grant to continue work on a promising test to detect viable TB bacteria and determine their drug susceptibility.
Allan Wolkoff Named American Liver Foundation Physician of the Year
Dr. Allan W. Wolkoff will receive the 2015 American Liver Foundation Physician of the Year Award Tuesday, September 29, celebrating his extraordinary record of service including long-term leadership as a member of the Board of Directors and past chair.
Dr. James Brust Receives First-Time NIH R01 Grant for Study Assessing a New TB Drug
The NIH has awarded James C. M. Brust, M.D. a five-year, $3.6 million grant to study bedaquiline, the first new tuberculosis (TB) drug to receive FDA approval in 40 years.