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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Dec. 6, 2013 | Archived Issues

Recognition for Honjo, Reich, Slattery, Azizzadeh, Steiner

Physician News

Tomoyuki Honjo, MD, PhD, has received honors for his work on a vaccine to treat aortic aneurysms; Heidi Reich, MD, has won a Sports Spectacular Endowed Fellowship; William H. Slattery, MD, and Babak Azizzadeh, MD, have completed a book on the facial nerve; and Jerrold H. Steiner, MD, has been honored by the Tower Cancer Research Foundation.

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Recognition for Honjo, Reich, Slattery, Azizzadeh, Steiner

Physician News

Tomoyuki Honjo, MD, PhD, (center) displays his award. With him are his mentors at Cedars-Sinai, Prediman K. Shah, MD, (left) and Kuang-Yuh Chyu, MD, PhD.

Work on Aneurysm Vaccine Earns Honor

Work at Cedars-Sinai on a vaccine to treat aortic aneurysms has been honored by the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

Tomoyuki Honjo, MD, PhD, was a finalist for an Early Career Investigator Award from the council. He was recognized for his work as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Cedars-Sinai laboratory of Prediman K. Shah, MD.

Honjo, now a cardiologist in Japan, received his award in November at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Dallas.
 


Reich Wins Sports Spectacular Fellowship

Heidi Reich, MD, has been named the recipient of a 2014 Sports Spectacular Endowed Fellowship. The $1,000 award will be used to fund the surgical resident's training.

The Sports Spectacular Fellowship Endowment supports the training of research fellows in various medical fields at Cedars-Sinai. It is backed by the Sports Spectacular, an annual event to raise awareness and money to fight genetic disorders.


Slattery, Azizzadeh Complete Book on Facial Nerve

Two Cedars-Sinai otolaryngologists have completed a book on the pathology, diagnosis and treatment of facial nerve disorders.

"The Facial Nerve," edited by William H. Slattery, MD, and Babak Azizzadeh, MD, addresses facial nerve problems such as congenital disorders and Bell's palsy. The text provides physicians with the most up-to-date medical and surgical treatment recommendations.




Jerrold H. Steiner, MD, speaks at the Tower Cancer Research Foundation event Nov. 4.

Steiner Honored by Tower Cancer Research Foundation

Jerrold H. Steiner, MD, has received the Tower of Spirit award from the Tower Cancer Research Foundation. The award was presented at the foundation's Spirit of Hope event Nov. 4 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Steiner's speech before the 575 people at the event was introduced by Edward Phillips, MD.

The Tower Cancer Research Foundation, located in Beverly Hills, provides grants for clinical trials, research, patient support and community education to promote more effective treatments for cancer and blood disorders.