National Institutes of Health Honors Research Leaders from University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University with Prestigious Outstanding Investigator Awards

CLEVELAND, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two internationally recognized medical research leaders from University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received Outstanding Investigator Awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The 7-year, $6.7 million dollar awards, which are the highest honor and largest individual support grants conferred by the NIH, will advance promising molecular studies of colon cancer and age-related cardiovascular risks, respectively. The honored physicians are: Sanford Markowitz, MD, PhD, head of the GI Cancer Genetics Program at the Case Comprehensive Cancer…

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Eight schools in Ramanathapuram short-listed for awards

Eight Government schools in the district including three Panchayat Union Primary Schools (PUPS) and an Adi Dravidar Welfare High School have been shortlisted for the ‘Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2016 awards’ to be presented to 100 schools in the country recognising excellence in water, sanitation and hygiene in schools. A State-level team of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) led by its coordinator N Gayathri inspected the schools and interacted with the students especially girls to assess the basic facilities in the schools and whether the students have access to functional toilets, drinking…

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SRFTI keeps tryst with National Awards

Kolkata: A lot has changed over one year at the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI). The institute has a new director. The former dean of students has sought voluntary retirement. Three professors have been on suspension following sexual harassment complaints. But one factor has remained constant. Like last year, two SRFTI students – Christo Tomy and Moumita Roy – have yet again bagged National Awards in the non-feature film category for their diploma films. “They have made the institute proud. This award will motivate other students as well,”…

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