David Luzzi, an academic leader in innovation for more than two decades, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his work creating and facilitating inventions and improving universities as research partners. “It’s a great honor to be recognized,” says Luzzi, who is also the senior vice provost for research and helped lead the development of…
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is proud to announce that Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, president and CEO, has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2021’s Women Leaders Luminaries. The list includes executives whose careers have been defined by reshaping the industry who are also perennial figures in Modern Healthcare’s recognition programs. The profiles of all the honorees are featured in the February 15…
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Seward Rutkove, MD, Named Chair of Neurology at BIDMC

Seward Rutkove, MD, has been named Chair of the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Starting March 1, Rutkove will lead the department’s cutting-edge patient care, clinical and translational research, as well as foster innovative approaches to diagnostics and delivery of care. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Rutkove into his new role as Chair of…
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Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD, Chair of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, George P. Canellos, MD, and Jean S. Canellos Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Institute Member of Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, has been awarded the Sjöberg Prize, an annual international prize in cancer research. The prize was awarded for Dr. Ebert’s discovery of the…
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2021 Toffler Scholars in Neuroscience Announced

The Toffler Scholar Program was established by the Karen Toffler Charitable Trust to support promising young medical researchers, physicians and scientists working on early-stage, future-focused brain science with funding and a vital, relevant network through an internal competition at BUSM. Their research is focused on building artificial intelligence models to identify brain regions that suggest Alzheimer’s disease risk and seek…
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The Japan Prize Foundation has named MIT Professor Robert Weinberg as one of the recipients of its 2021 awards in the category of Medical Science and Medicinal Science, citing Weinberg’s contributions to the development of a multi-step model of how cancer begins and progresses, and the application of that model to improve cancer treatments and outcomes. Weinberg, along with co-recipient…
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Four MIT scientists are among the 20 recipients of the 2021 Academy Honors for major contributions to science, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced at its annual meeting. The individuals are recognized for their “extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, social, and medical sciences.” The awards recognize: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, for contributions to the fields…
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Michael Alosco, PhD, associate professor of neurology, and Gil Rabinovici, MD, professor of neurology and radiology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have been awarded a two-year, $460,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Additional support for the study is provided by the Rainwater Charitable…
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TwitterLinkedInFacebook Eleven of Joslin’s physicians have made Boston Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors List. Each year, Boston Magazine partners with healthcare researcher Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to create a list of the best doctors in Boston, including hundreds of experts in every medical field. We congratulate the following Joslin physicians for this recognition: Elizabeth Bashoff Florence Brown Robert Gabbay (currently with ADA) Elizabeth Halprin Osama Hamdy Lori Laffel Lyle Mitzner…
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Allon Klein, associate professor of systems biology in the Blavatnik Institute at HMS, was named with Aviv Regev of Genentech to receive the inaugural James Prize in Science and Technology Integration from the National Academy of Sciences. The prize honors outstanding contributions made by researchers who are able to adopt or adapt information or techniques from outside their fields, integrating knowledge from two…
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