Dr. Steve Horvath was selected as the 2019 winner of the Schober Award for outstanding and innovative research in the field of ageing awarded by the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Dr. Horvath gave the keynote address at their September 2019 meeting on epigenetics. Since 2003, the Schober Award is awarded every two years to renowned aging researchers.
Dr. Esteban C. Dell'Angelica has been selected as the new Co-Chair of Block 3, joining Dr. Rashmi Mullur in delivering the Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Reproductive Medicine Block of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) Curriculum Phase 1. He will bring his experience in research and teaching to work collaboratively with Dr. Mullur in ensuring that DGSOM medical students will continue to receive a solid foundation in the physiology of the gastrointestinal, endocrine and reproductive systems that will prepare them to tackle these topics in subsequent blocks and eventually in their clinical years.
With Graduate Student Arun Durvasula
Could this unknown ancestor be protecting West Africans against tumours?