Department of Surgery

Research News

Dr. Matthew Neal Receives Jacobson Promising Investigator Award

 

Congratulations to Matthew D. Neal, MD, who is the 2017 recipient of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Jacobson Promising Investigator Award.

The $30,000 Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award was established to recognize outstanding surgeons engaging in research, advancing the art and science of surgery, and demonstrating early promise of significant contribution to the practice of surgery and the safety of surgical patients.

Award Winners from the 15th Annual Richard L. Simmons Lecture in Surgical Science and Department of Surgery Research Day

 

Congratulations to our award recipients from the 15th Annual Richard L. Simmons Lecture in Surgical Science and Department of Surgery Research Day on May 10, 2017:

Oral Presentation Award Winners

  • First Place: Jennifer L. Miller-Ocuin, MD, “Inhibition of Autophagy Improves Pathologic and Biomarker Response to Pre-Operative Gemcitabine/Nab-Paclitaxel in Potentially Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: A Phase II Randomized Controlled Trial”

Runners-up:

Dr. Ryan McEnaney to Receive VA Career Development Award

 

Congratulations to Ryan M. McEnaney, MD, who has been selected to receive a career development award from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA’s Career Development program is intended to attract, develop, and retain talented researchers working in areas of particular importance to improve the health and care of our nation's Veterans. Dr. McEnaney’s project, “Purinergic Signaling and Arteriogenesis,” will be funded from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.