Mitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhD inducted into the National Academy of Sciences.

Mitchell A. Lazar inducted into NAS

Congratulations is to Dr. Mitchell A. Lazar on his formal induction into The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at the annual meeting #NAS155. The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit organization of the country’s leading researchers. The NAS recognizes and promotes outstanding science through election to membership; publication in its journal, PNAS; and its awards, programs, and special activities.


May 4, 2018

Doris A. Stoffers, MD, PhD


Doris A. Stoffers, MD, PhD elected to the Council of the ASCI.

Congratulations to Doris A. Stoffers for her election to the Council for the American Society of Clinical Investigation.

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April 19, 2018

Women Past Menopause May Be Fatter Than They Think

Ali Naji, MD

Anastassia Amaro, MD, medical director of Penn Metabolic Medicine, and Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScM, a professor of Medicine in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, are quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about why body mass index (BMI) may no longer be an accurate measure of obesity for post-menopausal women, following a new study published in the journal Menopause.

Philadelphia Inquirer

April 17, 2018

Ali Naji, MDDr. Ali Naji receives the 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology

We are very proud to share with everyone that Ali Naji, MD, PhD, was awarded the Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology this week in Pittsburgh. This is one of the highest honors for a transplant surgeon-scientist. The Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology was established in 1996 by the Department of Surgery to honor the clinical and scientific contributions of Dr. Thomas E. Starzl. Outstanding national and international leaders who have made significant contributions to the fields of organ transplantation and immunology are invited to the University of Pittsburgh to present their work and receive the prize. Ali was there this week to give his lecture and to be honored.

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