Taubman Institute Oct. 20 symposium features expert on multiple sclerosis The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute’s 2017 symposium will feature the presentation of the $100,000 Taubman Prize to University of California-San Francisco physician-scientist Stephen L. Hauser, M.D., in recognition of his decades of research which led to the first-ever drug therapy for patients with…
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He succeeds Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., who has served as director since the institute was founded in 2007 with a gift from the late philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman. Its mission is to enhance the support of physician-researchers at the University of Michigan through financial grants, mentoring programs and a collaborative community of Taubman Scholars.
“I’m thrilled to take the institute into its second decade,” said Burant. “I’m especially honored to be following my friend and mentor Eva Feldman in this position. As founding director of the institute, Dr. Feldman has built a world-class center that has helped multiple clinician-investigators in a critical stage of their careers, and led to discoveries that already are making a difference in people’s lives.
Ann Arbor, Mich — A physician-researcher whose work challenged conventional thinking about multiple sclerosis (MS) is the 2017 recipient of the $100,000 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Research, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute announced.
Stephen L. Hauser, M.D., director of the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco, will receive the honor in recognition of his paradigm-changing discoveries that paved the way for a highly effective drug in the treatment of MS.
Hauser will accept the award and deliver a keynote talk at the Taubman Institute’s annual symposium on October 20 in Ann Arbor.
Taubman Emerging Scholar Rajesh C. Rao, M.D., won The American Society for Clinical Investigation’s Young Physician-Scientist Award, which includes an invitation to present his groundbreaking eye cancer research and be recognized at its 2017 Joint Meeting in Chicago April 21-23.
Women In Science Conference – June 7, 2017, Ann Arbor. Comparable numbers of women and men train in medical fields but fewer women achieve the rank of professor.