January 23, 2004

2004 Faculty Research Award nominations sought

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Susie Martin, an emergency medical technician with Trousdale County EMS, places a call to Vanderbilt LifeFlight on one of its 50 new bright yellow direct access lines. Callers simply lift the receiver and are immediately connected to the emergency communications center at LifeFlight. Courtesy Trousdale County EMS

Nominations are being sought for for the 2004 Faculty Research Awards for the following categories: 

Stanley Cohen Faculty Research Award for research bringing diverse disciplines, such as chemistry or physics, to solve biology’s most important fundamental problems.

Charles R. Park Faculty Research Award for basic research findings that reveal insights into physiology and pathophysiology.

William Darby Faculty Research Award for translational research that provides significant advances in medical practice or health care services.

Grant W. Liddle Faculty Research Award for excellence in clinical research.

Sidney P. Colowick Faculty Research Award for excellence in research that serves as a platform for discovery in diverse research areas.

Ernest William Goodpasture Faculty Research Award for two or more faculty who have joined forces to address important biological problems and their role in disease pathogenesis.

John H. Exton Research Award for research leading to innovative biological concepts.

Six copies of each nomination package must be provided for distribution to the selection committee.  The nomination package should include a nominating letter, curriculum vitae of the candidate, and three manuscripts representing the most significant work of the candidate.  Clearly indicate the award category for which you intend to nominate the individual. 

Nominations are due Feb. 16 to Barbara Meyrick, Ph.D., director of Program Development, CCC-3322 MCN (2650). Call 322-3412 for more information.