School of Medicine Celebrates 2023 Faculty Award Recipients
Congratulations to Kevin Saunders and Wilton Williams for receiving 2023 Duke School of Medicine Faculty Awards!
Integrative Immunobiology is proud to acknowledge the faculty members who were selected as recipients of this year’s School of Medicine faculty awards. Congratulations on these well-deserved honors!
Grad Student Cole Beatty wins 28th annual Cora Verhagen Award
Cole Beatty, PhD candidate in Daniel Saban’s lab, is the 28th Cora Verhagen winner for his presentation entitled “Severity of meibomian gland dysfunction is distinguishable in patients by tear leukocyte changes: an observational study using 36-color flow cytometry”. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) is when the oil glands of the eye become dysfunctional, which leads to manifestations of ocular surface disease, such as dry eye disease.
Edward Miao named one of new 44 named Distinguished Professors
Congratulations to faculty member Edward Miao for being named one of our new 44 named Distinguished Professors. Named Distinguished Professorships recognize Duke faculty scholars who have achieved national and international distinction by being among the most creative scholars in their field or in their ability to transcend disciplines.
Ed is now a Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Immunology. Great work, Ed! So proud to have you among our faculty.
Saskia Hemmers awarded grant from Mathers Foundation
Ed Miao elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation
Congratulations to Ed Miao for being elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). The ASCI is a nonprofit medical honor society composed of more than 3,000 physician-scientists from all medical specialties.The Society is dedicated to the advancement of research that extends understanding of diseases and improves treatment, and members are committed to mentoring future generations of physician-scientists.
Caroline Aufgebauer awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Congratulations to Caroline Aufgebauer, who was awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program award. The GRFP provides three years of support over a five-year fellowship period for the graduate education of students who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education.
Miranda Lumbreras awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Congratulations to Miranda Lumbreras, who was awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program award. The GRFP provides three years of support over a five-year fellowship period for the graduate education of students who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education.
Mari Shinohara promoted to full professor of Immunology
Congratulations to Mari Shinohara for her promotion to full professor in Immunology in recognition of her many contributions to the field of innate immunity, anti-fungal immune responses, and neuroinflammatory diseases.