ASBMR would like to congratulate and recognize all of this year’s Annual Meeting Young Investigator Award recipients and Esteemed Award recipients.
Esteemed Awards are given to outstanding members of the society who have made significant contributions to an area of bone research specified below. Awards were presented during the 2012 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, October 12-15, 2012.
William F. Neuman Award
Sundeep Khosla, M.D.
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA
The William F. Neuman Award recognizes an ASBMR member for outstanding and major scientific contributions in the area of bone and mineral research and for contributions to associates and trainees in teaching, research, and administration.
Louis V. Avioli Award
J. Wesley Pike, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, USA
The Louis V. Avioli Founders Award honors an ASBMR member for fundamental contributions to bone and mineral basic research.
Frederic C. Bartter Award
Michael Econs, M.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN, USA
The Frederic C. Bartter Award is given to an ASBMR member in recognition of outstanding clinical investigation in disorders of bone and mineral metabolism.
Fuller Albright Award
Laura Calvi, M.D.
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, NY, USA
The Fuller Albright Award is given in recognition of meritorious scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field to an ASBMR member who has not yet reached his or her 45th birthday before July 1 of the year the award is presented.
Gideon A. Rodan Award
Steven Teitelbaum, M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO, USA
The Gideon A. Rodan Excellence in Mentorship Award is given in recognition of outstanding support provided by a senior scientist who has helped promote the independent careers of young investigators in bone and mineral metabolism.
Lawrence G. Raisz Award
Ernesto Canalis, M.D.
St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center
Hartford, CT, USA
The Lawrence G. Raisz Award recognizes an ASBMR member for outstanding acheivements in preclinical and translational research (cellular or in animals).
Shirley Hohl Distinguished Service Award
Janine Danks, Ph.D.
School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University
Bundoora, VIC, Australia
The Shirley Hohl Service Award is given to an individual whose activities best represent the dedicated and unselfish devotion in service to the Society and its mission and goals. This award is given to an individual who is recognized by members of the Society as having made significant contributions to the mission of the ASBMR.
Paula Stern Achievement Award
Theresa Guise, M.D.
Indianapolis, IN, USA
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.
Early Career Excellence in Teaching Award
Robert Pignolo, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA
The ASBMR Early Career Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes an individual in the early stage of his or her career (Assistant or early Associate Professor rank or equivalent level at a non-U.S. institution or in the clinical or private sector) who displays a strong commitment to teaching and learning in the classroom, the clinic and/or research laboratory setting.
Young Investigator Awards
The Young Investigator award recognizes young investigators who submit top-ranking abstracts to an ASBMR Meeting. Award recipients have received a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque, which was presented at the ASBMR 2012 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
Congratulations to the 2012 award recipients!
Kamil E. Barbour, Ph.D., MPH, MS, Center for Disease Control
Shoshana M. Bartell, DVM, Ph.D., Central Arkansas VA Healthcare System, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Abdullah Ben-Awadh, M.S., Indiana University School of Medicine
Monique Bethel, M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine
Annette Birkhold, Julius Wolff Institute, Charité Universitätsmedizin
Åshild Bjørnerem, M.D., Ph.D., University of Tromsø
Aaron M. Broege, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Debra A. Butt, M.D., M.Sc., CCFP, FCFP, University of Toronto
Christian Buttazzoni, M.D., Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Lund University
Julio Carballido-Gamio, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Jianquan Chen, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Sun Wook Cho, M.D., Ph.D., Seoul National University Hospital
Joshua N. Farr, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Shelby L. Francis, M.A., University of Iowa
Matthew J. Grosso, B.S., Hospital For Special Surgery
Christine Hamann, M.D., Dresden Technical University Medical Center
Julia Hum, Indiana University School of Medicine
Rachelle W. Johnson, Ph.D., St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research
Adriane M. Joo, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Petra Juffer, M.Sc. (Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam, Research Institute MOVE
Jirko Kühnisch, Dr. rer. nat., Charité – University Medicine of Berlin
Changjun Li, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Shuxian Lin, B.D.S., Baylor College of Dentistry
Thomas S. Lisse, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Zhaoyang Liu, M.S., University of Rochester Medical Center
Alayna E. Loiselle, Ph.D., Penn State Hershey
Mark B. Meyer, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tone K. Omsland, Ph.D., University of Oslo
Noriaki Ono, D.D.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Guodong Pan, Ph.D. Candidate, Georgia Health Science University
Serk In Park, D.D.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Vaishali B. Patel, M.D., The University of Kansas Medical Center
David Pflanz, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Mari Sato, Ph.D., D.D.S., Kobe University
Campbell R. Sheen, Ph.D., Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
Benjamin Sinder, M.S.E., University of Michigan
Shurei Sugita, M.D., University of Tokyo
Ken-ichiro Tanaka, M.D., Shimane University School of Medicine
Alexander Uihlein, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Karmele Valencia Leoz, Ph.D. Student, Foundation for Applied Medical Research
Nick van Gastel, K.U. Leuven
Hongwei Wang, M.S, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Simon Woehrle, Ph.D., Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Yu-Wei Wu, D.D.S., Ph.D., Tufts University
Chang Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Elaine W. Yu, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Bing Yu, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Jing Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, Nanjing Medical University
Yunpeng Zhao, M.D., New York University
Xichao Zhou, Ph.D. Candidate, Nanjing Medical University