In General: April 6, 2012

In General: April 6, 2012


Suzanne Koven, MD, a primary care physician at the MGH, was honored with the 2012 Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Writing from the American Medical Writers Association for her column “In Practice” in The Boston Globe. The award recognizes outstanding work in medical, biomedical and health communication by New England residents.

Sagar Nigwekar, MD, a clinical and research fellow in the MGH Renal Division, was awarded the American Kidney Fund Sanofi Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship. Nigwekar’s research will examine “Calciphylaxis: Role of  Vitamin D Analogues and Evaluation of Serum Biomarker.”

Michael R. Hamblin, PhD, principal investigator at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, has been named as a fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics. Hamblin was recognized for making significant scientific and technical contributions in the area of photodynamic therapy for the treatment of cancer and infections, fluorescence diagnosis of diseases and low-level light therapy.


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