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March / April 2015 | Volume 14, Issue 2

Goosby is appointed as UN Special Envoy on TB

Ambassador Eric Goosby has been selected as the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Tuberculosis. Goosby - a professor at the University of California, San Francisco's medical school - previously served as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, overseeing implementation of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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Ambassador Eric Goosby

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Dr. Karl Deisseroth

NIH Foundation awards Lurie Prize to brain expert

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has awarded Dr. Karl Deisseroth its 2015 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, for the development of scientific approaches for studying cell function, especially neurons. Deisseroth is a professor at Stanford University and is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.

Fogarty bioethics trainee promoted in Egypt

Dr. Azza Saleh, a former trainee in the Fogarty-funded bioethics program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, has been chosen to head the central administration for development and research at Egypt's Ministry of Health. Saleh also is co-coordinator of the Egyptian Network of Research Ethics Committees.

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Dr. Azza Saleh

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