Congratulations to the 2018 Recipients of the ASBMR Rising Star Awards!
Date: July 19, 2018
The Society is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2018 ASBMR Rising Star Awards. This award provides funding to promising young scientists and physician-scientists in the bone field who have already been recognized by individual NIH “K awards” and other similar international professional development programs.
The following applicants were selected as the award recipients’ (pictured top left to bottom right):
- Dawn Aitken, Ph.D., Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, “Improving musculoskeletal pain by matching the right treatment with the right patient.” (Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Next Generation Clinical Researchers Program – Career Development Fellowship (CDF), Australia)
- Lucas R. Brun, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine, Rosario National University, “Effect of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis) on calcium absorption and bone tissue.” (Young Investigator Award, Argentina)
- Lamya Karim, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, “Biomolecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Diabetic Skeletal Fragility.” (K01 Award, U.S.A)
- Chad Novince, DDS, MSD, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, “Impact of the Microbiome on Osteoimmunology and Skeletal Development.” (Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08), U.S.A.)
- Jeffrey Roizen, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, “Regulation of serum vitamin D (calcidiol - 25(OH)D) by CYP2R1.” (K08 Award, U.S.A)