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2012-09-10 14:24:17

$100,000 prize honors female scientists who have made extraordinary contributions to biomedical science NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field of RNA biology whose discoveries involved patients with a variety of autoimmune diseases, will be awarded the 2012 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University. The prize, which honors female scientists who have made extraordinary contributions to biomedical science and...

2012-03-28 06:25:48

ALBANY, N.Y., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two New York City scientists whose pioneering achievements in understanding how our genes are regulated and expressed have helped medical professionals and researchers improve health and combat diseases are the recipients of the 12th annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. The two recipients, both from The Rockefeller University, will share the $500,000 award, the largest in medicine and science in the...

2009-10-07 11:22:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs for the treatment of multi-antibiotic resistant infections, today announced that Rib-X Co-Founder and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., has been awarded the Nobel Prize in...