Dr. Denise Aberle (RES ’85), professor of radiology and bioengineering and vice chair for research in radiological sciences, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Aberle also received the Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award from the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.
Dr. Susan Bookheimer, the Joaquin M. Fuster Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and director of the UCLA Intellect and Developmental Disabilities Research Center at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, received the 2020 Zenith Award from the American Alzheimer’s Association.
Dr. Steven Dubinett (RES ’84), professor of medicine, pathology and laboratory medicine, and molecular and medical pharmacology, received the 2019 William S. Middleton Award from the Veterans Health Administration and the Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Service.
Dr. David Glanzman, professor of neurobiology, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dr. Shafali Jeste, associate professor of psychiatry, neurology and pediatrics and director of the UCLA Care and Research in Neurogenetics Clinic, received the 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Dr. Amar Kishan (RES ’17), vice chair of clinical and translational research and chief of the genitourinary oncology service at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the 2019 ASTRO — PCF Career Development Award to End Prostate Cancer from the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Linda Liau (RES ’97, FEL ’98, PhD ’99), chair of neurosurgery, was appointed chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the first woman to lead the organization in its 80-year history.
Dr. Carol Mangione, Barbara A. Levey & Gerald S. Levey Professor of Medicine and Public Health and chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Dr. James McGough (FEL ’91), codirector of the ADHD Clinic at the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, received the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Memorial Award for Research on Attention Deficit Disorders from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Antoni Ribas (FEL ’98, ’01), director of the tumor immunology program at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the 2019 William B. Coley Award from the Cancer Research Institute.
Dr. Jeremy Shelton (RES ’11), assistant professor of urology, received the 2019 Igor Tulchinsky — PCF VAlor Young Investigator Award from the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Stephen Smale, vice dean for research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.