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    Congratulations to Jillian Cornish, the ASBMR 2014 Paula Stern Achievement Awardee

    Date: July 23, 2014

    The ASBMR Paula Stern Achievement Award annually recognizes a woman in the bone field who has made significant scientific achievements and who has promoted the professional development/advancement of women in the field. The 2014 ASBMR Paula Stern Achievement Award will be presented to Jillian Cornish, Ph.D., at the ASBMR 2014 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, USA, on Saturday, September 13.

    Dr. Cornish leads the Cell and Molecular Bone/Joint Biology Research Group in Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her group investigates peptides and lipids that are anabolic to bone cells, cartilage and tendon cells for which they hold international patents. The group has established numerous in vitro and in vivo models in skeletal biology and developed a keen interest in skeletal regenerative medicine. Professor Cornish is on the boards of the International Bone and Mineral Society, International Bone Morphometry Society and is a past-president of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society.