SEBM Distinguished Scientist Awards for 2012

April 20th, 2012
The Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine has established the Distinguished Scientist Award to recognize biomedical scientists whose seminal research accomplishments have established them as leaders in biomedicine, and who have made significant contributions to SEBM. The following members of the Society have been named as the 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award recipients. They will be honored at an awards ceremony on April 22nd in San Diego.

Lloyd L. Anderson, PhD, D.Sc

Iowa State University

Holly A. LaVoie, PhD

University of South Carolina

College of Medicine

Thomas Yorio, PhD

University of North Texas

Health Sciences Center

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