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Morrow-Howell to receive leadership award

Nancy Morrow-Howell, the Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy and director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, will receive the Crown Leadership Award Nov. 6 from the Gladys and Henry Crown Center for Senior Living in University City.

Sadler receives award from American Society of Hematology

Evan Sadler, PhD, MD, a professor of medicine and director of the Division of Hematology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will receive the 2016 Henry M. Stratton Medal for Basic Science.
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Van Dillen honored by physical therapy association

Linda Van Dillen, a professor of physical therapy and of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow by the American Physical Therapy Association.
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Kyei receives Young Physician-Scientist award

George Kyei, MBChB, PhD, an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Student team wins $10,000 for Alzheimer’s diagnostic tool

Memento, an interdisciplinary team of Washington University in St. Louis undergraduate, graduate and medical students, has won $10,000 in a national competition for their mobile app designed to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease more quickly.
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Rajagopal awarded Young Physician-Scientist honor

Rithwick Rajagopal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
Leigh Eric Schmidt is the Edward C. Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis for academic year 2015-16. He poses for a photograph near Umrath Hall on the Danforth Campus in St. Louis Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015.

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Schmidt’s book named one of fall’s ‘most anticipated’

“Village Atheists: How America’s Unbelievers Made Their Way in a Godly Nation,” the most recent book by Leigh Eric Schmidt, the Edward C. Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities, has been named by Publishers Weekly to its list of most anticipated books of fall 2016.

Medicine’s Lim receives early-career development award

Kian-Huat Lim, MD, PhD, a researcher and medical oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center, has received a 2016 Career Development Award from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the American Association for Cancer Research. Each year, the organizations jointly recognize early-career pancreatic cancer researchers.

University, Capital Normal start scholarly program

Washington University in St. Louis and Capital Normal University (CNU) in Beijing have established a research cooperation program that aims to enhance and make more broadly available knowledge about the history, society and culture of China.
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Hackett named Dodge Scholar in Pediatrics

Brian P. Hackett, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the Philip R. Dodge, MD, Scholar in Pediatrics.
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