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Cindy Lowe of Translational Pathology Shared Resource wins award from National Society of Histotechnology

Aug. 31, 2023, 4:02 PM

Cindy Lowe

by Wayne Wood

Cindy Lowe, research assistant in the Translational Pathology Shared Resource at VUMC, has won the National Society of Histotechnology’s Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Techniques Award.

The award is given by the society to an individual “who excels, promotes and educates in the discipline of immunohistochemistry,” and the winner was announced in advance of the society’s annual convention, to be held this year Sept. 8-12 in Baltimore.

According to the society’s website, “The purpose of this award is to acknowledge their work in the field and support the nominee or their institution in the study techniques and methods presently utilized in the nominee’s institution, or support the study of new IHC techniques under consideration for adoption in the nominee’s laboratory, or support continuing education.”

Lowe has been at VUMC for 16 years.

“Ms. Lowe is a genuine and driven person with outstanding communication skills and an incredible work ethic,” said Katherine Gibson-Corley, DVM, PhD, professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology (Comparative Medicine) and director of Comparative Pathology and Research Histology, Translational Pathology Shared Resource. “She has contributed to numerous multidisciplinary research teams at VUMC and beyond by using her expertise in histotechnology and immunohistochemistry and furthered scientific knowledge within multiple disciplines including cancer research, immunology, infectious disease, and engineering.

“Cindy is so deserving of the Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry Award from the National Society of Histotechnology this year, and we in the Translational Pathology Shared Resource are so proud of her accomplishments.”

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