Honors & Awards Archive 2007
The David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award: 2007 Recipients
Established in 1995, this award encourages medical residents in support of their creative investigative research in internal medicine. Senior medical residents submit research abstracts and four finalists are chosen to present their work during Medical Grand Rounds.
Finalists (left to right): Muthukumar Thangamani, MD, Alexis Cutchin, MD, Peggy Lai, MD, Robin Mendelsohn, MD
Sixteenth Annual Department of Medicine Investigator Award
"And the winner is..."
On Thursday June 7, 2007 in the Uris Auditorium, Dr. Ruben Niesvizky won The Department of Medicine Investigator Award for his study, “BiRD, the Only Oral Therapy That Yields Molecular Remissions in Multiple Myeloma (MM).” He is with the Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology. Sponsored by the Michael Wolk Foundation, this coveted award honors members of our department, below the rank of professor, who perform on an outstanding level in clinical and/or basic biomedical research.
The other two finalists were:
David F. Gardiner, MD
Division of International Medicine & Infectious Diseases
“A Novel DNA Based Vaccine Targeting C. Difficile Toxins A & B is Protective of Murine Toxin Challenge”
Paraskevi Giannakakou, PhD
Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology
“Microtubule-Dependent Regulation of HIF-1alpha: New Opportunities for Cancer Therapy”
Fifth Annual Department of Medicine Fellows Awards
May 31, 2007 Grand Rounds
Winner: Tomer M. Mark, MD
Runners-up: Dimitry N. Feldman, MD and Paraskevi Giannakakou, PhD