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Dr. Anne L. Coleman, Fran and Ray Stark Foundation Professor of Ophthalmology, and Dr. Kelsey C. Martin, dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, were elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Stanley Frencher, assistant professor-in-residence in the Department of Urology, won the Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship from the American Association of Medical Colleges.

Dr. Michael Green, professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, and Dr. Stephen Marder, professor-in-residence of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, received the Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Dr. Elissa Hallem, associate professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, and Dr. Kathrin Plath, professor of biological chemistry, were named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars.

Dr. William Horan, research psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and Dr. Amanda McCleery, assistant research psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, received the Maltz Prize for Innovative and Promising Schizophrenia Research from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Dr. Thomas Klitzner, Jack H. Skirball Professor of Pediatrics, received the Calvin C.J. Sia Community Pediatrics Medical Home Leadership and Advocacy Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Gary W. Mathern, neurosurgical director of pediatric epilepsy surgery and Dr. Alfonsina Q. Davies Endowed Chair for Epilepsy Research in Honor of Paul Crandall, MD, received the William G. Lennox Award for lifetime accomplishment from the American Epilepsy Society.

Dr. James McCracken, Joseph Campbell Professor of Child Psychiatry, received the George Tarjan, MD, Award for Contributions in Developmental Disabilities from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Sherie Morrison, Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, received the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA’s 2016 Immunology, Inflammation, Infection and Transplantation Excellence in Research Award.

Dr. Owen Witte, David Saxon Presidential Chair in Developmental Immunology, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics and founding director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA, received the Award for Distinguished Research in Biomedical Sciences from the American Association of Medical Colleges.

 





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