Anne Andrews, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and senior research scientist at the Hatos Center for Neuropharmacology in the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, received the 2021 International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry’s Distinguished Women in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Award.
Dr. Paul Boutros, director of cancer data science for the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the 2020 Prostate Cancer Foundation Special Challenge Award.
Dr. Jeremie Calais, assistant professor of nuclear medicine and theranostics in the UCLA Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology and a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named a 2020 Young Investigator by the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Edward De Robertis, Norman F. Sprague Professor of Molecular Oncology and Distinguished Professor of Biological Chemistry in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, received the 2020 Alexander Kowalevsky Medal in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the scientific understanding of evolutionary developmental biology.
Dr. Peter Goadsby, professor of neurology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, received the Brain Prize 2021 from the Lundbeck Foundation in Denmark for outstanding achievement in neuroscience research.
Dr. Elizabeth Lord (RES ’18), assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery, received the 2020 North American Spine Society’s 20 Under 40 award.
Dr. Robert Reiter, chief of the UCLA Division of Urologic Oncology and co-director of the Genitourinary Oncology Program in UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the 2020 Prostate Cancer Foundation Special Challenge Award.
Dr. Jeffrey Saver, director of the UCLA Comprehensive Stroke and Vascular Neurology Program, joined the executive committee for the Heartline Study, a nationwide clinical trial to examine if the heart-monitoring features on the Apple Watch, used in combination with an iPhone app, can reduce the risk of stroke.
Dr. Huihui Ye, chief of genitourinary pathology in the UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and a member of UCLA’s Jonnson Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the 2020 Prostate Cancer Foundation Special Challenge Award.