College of Medicine professor named AAAS Fellow

Posted ~ dint of. Ileana Varela × 11/25/2014 at 9:55 am


HWCOM Distinguished Professor Barry Rosen, Ph.D.

Barry Rosen, Ph.D., follower dean for Research and Graduate Programs and celebrated professor, Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, has been awarded the name of Fellow of the American Association in opposition to the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

The magnanimity is bestowed upon AAAS members through their peers in recognition of their unpaid contributions toward advancing science. Rosen was cited on this account that “distinguished contributions to the surface of arsenic biology, particularly seminal discoveries without ceasing mechanisms of arsenic transport, biotransformation and order in organisms from E. coli to humans.”

“I greatly make of greater value the confidence that my colleagues in the AAAS be obliged shown in me,” said Rosen. “This leading honor conferred on me is the culmination of four decades of exploration. Many students, postdoctoral associates and collaborators contributed to my according to principles accomplishments, and I am grateful to them and to the NIH, whose continuing funding have a mind allow us to carry on our studies on this account that years to come.”

Rosen is every internationally recognized expert in the region of heavy metal transport and detoxification, specializing in the corpuscular mechanisms of arsenic detoxification. He has published besides than 300 papers, reviews and books and has grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Florida Department of Health. He is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Basil O’Connor Award from the March of Dimes, Maryland Distinguished Young Scientist Award, Josiah Macy, Jr. Faculty Scholar Award, Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow, the Outstanding Graduate Mentor and Lawrence Weiner Awards from Wayne State University, and a Fellowship from the Japan Society against the Promotion of Science.

The 2014 AAAS Fellows volition be announced in the AAAS News & Notes division of the Nov. 28, 2014, upshot of Science. New Fellows will have ~ing presented with an official certificate and a gold and on the ~-stocking order (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette fasten on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at the AAAS Fellows Forum for the period of the AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose, California.

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