(From L to R: Thomas Kremen , John Kemp, Noemi Dahan-Oliel ,
Blake “Eason” Hildreth, Tiffany Kim, Wayne Lee, Sarah Manske]
Congratulations to the 2020 Recipients of the ASBMR Rising Star Awards!
ASBMR is pleased to announce the seven recipients of the 2020 ASBMR Rising Star Awards. This award provides funding to promising young scientists and physician-scientists in the bone field who have 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):
- Noemi Dahan-Oliel, Ph.D., Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada, “Advancing rehabilitation in chronic pediatric musculoskeletal conditions: Collaborative approach with youth, parents and clinicians” (Clinical Research Scholar Award, Canada)
- Blake “Eason” Hildreth, DVM, MS, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, “Macrophage and osteoclast specific targeting for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer bone metastasis.” (K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, U.S.A.)
- John Kemp, Ph.D., University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, “Identifying pharmacological targets for osteoporosis intervention using whole genome and exome sequencing of bone related phenotypes” (NHMRC Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant, Australia)
- Tiffany Kim, M.D., University of California, San Francisco, “Bone marrow fat and skeletal health in type 2 diabetes.” (VA Career Development Award, U.S.A.)
- Thomas Kremen, M.D., University of California, Los Angeles “Enhanced Soft Tissue-to-Bone Healing via Treatment with Novel Growth Factor NELL-1: Targeted Delivery and Biomimetic Scaffolds” (Veterans Affairs Career Development Award, U.S.A.)
- Wayne Lee, Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Novel biological action of long noncoding RNA LBX1-AS1 on osteocytogenesis and osteocyte function in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.” (General Research Fund, China)
- Sarah Manske, Ph.D., University of Calgary, “Looking deeper into bones and joints: Advanced imaging to understand early hand arthritis.” (Stars Career Development Award, Canada)
Congratulations once again to our 2020 Rising Star Awardees!