March of Dimes Awards $250,000 Prize to Scientists Who Pioneered Advances in Skin Disorders
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Scientists honored in Boston include Brookline resident/Harvard MD
BOSTON, MA, May 4, 2012 – This past Monday, April 30th, two researchers who once were student and teacher at Harvard Medical School were honored by the March of Dimes for their work that has created crucial advances in the treatment of skin cancers, severe burns and other skin diseases.
Brookline resident Howard Green, MD, George Higginson Professor of Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, and his former postdoctoral fellow, Elaine Fuchs, PhD, Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology & Development, Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, Rockefeller University, New York were honored on April 30th at a black-tie gala at the Fairmont Copley Plaza. The gala was hosted by CBS sportscaster Greg Gumbel, an honorary member of the March of Dimes national Board of Trustees.
Dr. Green and Dr. Fuchs also delivered the Seventeenth Annual March of Dimes Prize Lecture
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