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2014-01-29 12:27:20

Thomas M. Jessell receives $100,000 prize Antonio Giraldez, Stavros Lomvardas, and Pardis Sabeti win $35,000 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to name Thomas M. Jessell as the winner of the 2014 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science. Awarded annually, the Vilcek Prizes honor the contributions of immigrants to the American arts and sciences, and include $100,000 cash awards. Dr. Jessell, the Claire...

2014-01-29 12:25:06

Neri Oxman Selected as Winner of Vilcek Prize for Design Yasaman Hashemian, Mansour Ourasanah, and Quilian Riano receive the Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Vilcek Prize and Creative Promise Prizes, recognizing immigrant contributions to the American arts and sciences. The Vilcek Prize and Creative Promise Prizes in the Arts will honor the field...

2010-03-08 12:59:00

Biomedical Pioneer Alexander Varshavsky and Culinary Innovator Jose Andres Honored for Lifetime Achievement; Harmit Malik and Varin Keokitvon Recognized for Demonstrating Creative Promise NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the 2010 winners of its annual prizes for biomedical science and the arts. The Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Science is awarded to prominent Russian-born biochemist Dr. Alexander Varshavsky, whose research on the...

2008-11-24 19:41:51

British drug regulators say they've agreed to review National Health Service restrictions on rheumatoid arthritis medications. Current restrictions dictate that patients taking anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drugs cannot switch to a different medicine if the first one did not work, the Daily Telegraph reported Monday. The drugs Enbrel, Humira and Remicade, work by blocking a chemical called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and bringing inflammation in the joints under control, the report...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'