Faculty Awards & Honors - Spring 2023

U Magazine Spring 2023 - Awards and Honors
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Dr. Aparna Bhaduri, assistant professor of biological chemistry, received the Sontag Foundation’s 2022 Distinguished Scientist Award, given to young scientists pursuing major advances to treat brain cancer.

Dr. Richard Boxer (RES ’79), clinical professor of urology, was appointed by President Joe Biden to the National Cancer Advisory Board of the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Sara A. Hurvitz (RES ’02, ’03, FEL ’06), professor of medicine, director of clinical research at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and director of breast oncology, received the 2023 European Society for Medical Oncology Breast Cancer Award.

Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz (RES ’90, ’92, FEL ’95), professor of medicine in the UCLA Division of Cardiology, was appointed co-chair of the Board on Animal Health Science, Conservation and Research of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine.

Dr. Thomas Rando, professor of neurology and molecular, cell and developmental biology and director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA, received the 2023 Achievement Award from the International Society for Stem Cell Research.

Dr. Chelsea L. Shover, assistant professor- in-residence of medicine and health services research, received the inaugural National Institutes of Health HEAL (Helping End Addiction Long-term) Initiative Director’s Award for addiction research.