Founded by Dr. Shaul Massry, professor emeritus of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, the nonprofit foundation promotes education and research in nephrology, physiology, and related fields.
The Massry Prize includes a substantial honorarium and nine of its recipients have gone on to receive the Nobel Prize.
Each year a scientific theme is chosen by the Foundation. The laureates are then selected by a committee of distinguished professors representing both the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
The USC Institute for Genetic Medicine is proud to host the annual Massry Prize activities at USC.
2011 Massry Prize winners F. Ulrich Hartl and Arthur Horwich delivered their laureate lectures in Artesy Auditorium on Oct. 13.
F. Ulrich Hartl, M.D. and Arthur Horwich, M.D. have been named recipients of the 2011 Massry Prize.
Showing that the reputation of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is well regarded in the national medical community, three top doctors in their fields have been recruited for prestigious chairmanships at other institutions.
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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship recently named seven USC students to its 2013-14 class of Los Angeles Schweitzer Fellows.
Research into genetic mechanisms of ovarian cancer at USC recently received a boost thanks to a grant of more than $300,000 from the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Medical Research Foundation.