Awards for June 13th, 2018

Assistant Professor Wins Kenneth Rothman Epidemiology Prize

The editors and editorial board of the journal Epidemiology have awarded this year’s Rothman Epidemiology Prize to Esra Kürüm, an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics. The $5,000 award is funded by a private endowment and is given annually for the best paper published in the journal in the preceding year. The selection criteria are...
By University Communications |

SOM Assistant Professor Receives Distinction for Scholarship on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

A research paper co-authored by Nicholas DiPatrizio, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the UCR School of Medicine, has been selected by the American Physiological Society, or APS, as an “APSselect” for distinction in scholarship. Donovan Argueta, a bioengineering graduate student who works in DiPatrizio’s lab, is also a co-author,...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Neuroscientist Receives Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience

Hongdian Yang , whose research focuses on neural circuit mechanisms underlying sensory perception, has received a Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience, a joint project of The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund and the Simons Foundation . Aimed at advancing cutting-edge investigations, the awards are presented to highly promising,...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |