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Nicoletta Savalli, Ph.D., a trainee in the lab of Professor Riccardo Olcese, Ph.D., in the UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, received the 2017 postdoctoral Paul F. Cranefield Award in recognition of excellence in physiology. She accepted her award at the Society of General Physiologists/Journal of General Physiology mixer event during the 2017 Biophysical Society meeting in New Orleans. The work of Drs. Olcese and Savalli and their team was published in the Journal of General Physiology.