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Research in NIAMS Labs

Updated October 6, 2016

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Dr. Kaplan Wins Award for Lupus Research

Congratulations to Dr. Mariana Kaplan, Systemic Autoimmunity Branch Chief, who received the Charles L. Christian Award for a Significant Advance in Understanding Lupus. The award was presented at the Lupus 2016 Meeting in Armonk, NY.

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Dr. O’Shea to Give Philip S. Chen, Jr., Ph.D., Distinguished Lecture

Dr. John O’Shea, NIAMS Scientific Director, will present the Philip S. Chen, Jr., Ph.D. Distinguished Lecture on Innovation and Technology Transfer. He will present his talk Cytokine Signaling: Genes, Genomes and Drugs on October 14, 2016, at 10:00 AM in the Masur Auditorium on the NIH Main Campus.

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Dr. John O’Shea to Receive the Milstein Award

Congratulations to Dr. John O’Shea, Scientific Director of the NIAMS Intramural Research Program, who is a recipient of the 2016 Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Cytokine and Interferon Research. The award, which recognizes scientists who have made exceptional contributions to cytokine and interferon research, will be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine and Interferon Society.

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Summer Intern Reflects on NIAMS Research Experience

Tiahna Spencer, second year student at UConn School of Medicine, spent her summer conducting research in the Systemic Autoimmunity Branch as part of the NIAMS Summer Internship Program. Ms. Spencer recounts her summer experience in a write-up in UConn Today.

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2016 NIAMS IRP Summer Interns

The NIAMS Summer Internship Program provides outstanding opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and medical students contemplating a career in biomedical research or academic medicine. Our 2016 summer interns received mentoring from NIAMS leadership and researchers, attended lectures and symposia, engaged in basic and clinical research, and gained notable experience that will help them pursue their career goals.