Honors & Awards

Thomas P. Bersot, MD, PhD

  • Nutritional Lipid Association Service Award for Past Presidents (2009)
  • American Heart Association Special Recognition Award for Teaching, Service, and Leadership by the Council of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (2006)
  • Clinical Mentoring Commendation, UCSF School of Pharmacy (2004)
  • Best Doctors in America (2001)

Benoit G. Bruneau, PhD

  • Lawrence J. and Florence A. DeGeorge Charitable Trust/American Heart Association Established Investigator Award (2010)
  • Premier’s Research Excellence Award (Ontario) (2003)
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator award (2001)

Bruce R. Conklin, MD

  • Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences (2011)
  • California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell image prize (2009)
  • Scientific American 50 Award (2008)
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (2003)
  • Medical Resident Research Award, NIH-NIDDKD (1990)
  • Harry Resnick Award, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (1988)

Sheng Ding, PhD

  • San Francisco Business Times 40 Under 40 (2012)
  • NIH transformative R01 (2010)
  • Named as one of the 100 most inspiring people in the life sciences industry by PharmaVoice (2010)
  • #1 of Top 10 Innovations, and Top 5 People in 2009 by The Scientist Magazine (2009)
  • New Faculty Award, California Institute for Regenerative (2008)
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Award (2008)

Robert V. Farese Jr., MD

  • Keystone Symposium: Lipid Biology and Lipotoxicity; Journal of Lipid Research Lecturer (2012)
  • University of Colorado, Dept. of Molecular Biology Program, Bodie Lecturer (2011)
  • Rubenstein Lectureship, Canadian Lipoprotein Conference (2004)
  • Cardiovascular Biology Training Program Distinguished Lecturer, Washington University (2002)
  • Elected to Association of American Physicians (2002)
  • Freedom to Discover Unrestricted Metabolic Diseases Research Grant, Bristol-Myers Squibb (2002)
  • Elected to American Society of Clinical Investigation (1999)
  • Established Investigator Award, American Heart Association (1998)
  • Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Award (Abstract Finalist), American Heart Association (1995)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1991)
  • Albert Weinstein Prize in Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical School (1985)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Vanderbilt University Medical School (1985)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key Honor Society, University of Florida (1981)

Kathryn N. Ivey, PhD

  • Winner, International Society for Stem Cell Research Educational Video Competition (2009)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Gladstone Institutes (2009)
  • Anne H. Snyder “Award of Excellence,” Gladstone Institutes (2007)
  • Outstanding Poster Award, UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute (2005)
  • Travel Scholarship, UTSW Graduate Student Organization (2004)
  • Annual Poster Session Award, UTSW Graduate Student Organization (2002)
  • Distinguished Student Award, Texas A&M University (1997)
  • Baumberger Endowment Four-Year Scholarship (1994)
  • Davis Scholarship (1994)

Nevan J. Krogan, PhD

  • Searle Scholar, Searle Foundation (2009)
  • Keck Distinguished Young Scholar, W.M. Keck Foundation (2009)
  • L.W. Macpherson Microbiology Award (2005)
  • Hannah Farkas-Himsley and Alexander Memorial Award (2004)
  • Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Fellowship (2001)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council PGS-B Award (1999)
  • Society of Chemical Industry Merit Award (1997)
  • Canadian Cancer Society Studentship (1995)

Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD

  • 24th Annual Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award in Cardiovascular Disease (2012)
  • Distinguished Scientist Award, American Heart Association (2011)
  • Salute to Excellence Award, American Liver Foundation (2011)
  • Builders of Science Award, Research!America (2010)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award for Contributing to Atherosclerosis Research, International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (2009)
  • Award for Lifetime Achievement in Mentorship, Gladstone Postdoctoral Fellows (2009)
  • Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007)
  • Received Honorary Doctor of Medicine Degree from Maryville College (2006)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor in Medicine, Maryville College (2006)
  • Elected to the California Academy of Medicine (2005)
  • Elected to the Institute of Medicine (2001)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2000)
  • Elected to the National Academy of Sciences (2000)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Vanderbilt University (2000)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor in Medicine, University of Göteborg, Sweden (1995)
  • National Cholesterol Education Program DeWitt S. Goodman Award for Basic Science Achievement (1995)
  • MetLife Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease, MetLife Foundation (1994)
  • CIBA-GEIGY Award in Biomedical Research (1989)
  • George Lyman Duff Memorial Lectureship, American Heart Association (1987)
  • Heinrich Wieland Prize (1982)
  • Bordon Award for Basic Medical Research, Vanderbilt University (1970)

Katherine S. Pollard, PhD

  • Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2008)
  • Faculty Development Award, University of California, Davis (2007)
  • Evelyn Fix Memorial Prize, Chin Long Chiang Biostatistics Student of the Year, University of California, Berkeley (2003)
  • Berkeley Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (1998)
  • Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Watson Foundation (1996)
  • Valedictorian, High Scholarship Prize (4.0 GPA), Math Prize, Anthropology Prize, Phi Beta Kappa Award, Pomona College (1995)
  • Sophomore Math Prize, Pomona College (1993)

Deepak Srivastava, MD

  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2011)
  • Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2010)
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association (2010)
  • Mavis P. Kelsey Lecturer, Texas Medical Center (2008)
  • E. Mead Johnson Award, Society for Pediatric Research (2007)
  • Wendy and Leonard Goldberg Lecturer, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2006)
  • Wilma and Adeline Pirag Distinguished Professorship in Pediatric Developmental Cardiology (2005)
  • Award for Contributions in Medicine, Dallas Asian Chamber of Commerce (2004)
  • Elected, Society for Pediatric Research (2004)
  • Elected, American Society of Clinical Investigators (2004)
  • Barbara Bowman Memorial Lecturer (2003)
  • Pogue Distinguished Chair in Research on Cardiac Birth Defects (2002)
  • Joel B. Steinberg Chair in Pediatrics (2000)
  • Denison Young Memorial Lecturer (2000)
  • Young Investigator Award, Perinatal Research Society (1998)
  • Richard Rowe Award, Society for Pediatric Research (1998)
  • Patrick J. Niland Memorial Lecturer, University of Michigan (1997)
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Scientist Development Award (1996)
  • Louis and Arnold Katz Basic Science Award, American Heart Association, Finalist (1996)
  • Basic Science Research Award, Society for Pediatric Research (1995)
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Scientist Development Award (1995)
  • Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association (1995)
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Scientist Development Award (1994)
  • National Institute of Health Pediatric Scientist Development Award (1993)
  • Magna Cum Laude, UTMB (1990)
  • UTMB Medical Student Research Award (1990)
  • University of Texas Academic Excellence Award (1986)

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD

  • Nobel Prize, Physiology or Medicine (2012)
  • Millennium Technology Award (2012)
  • Warren Triennial Prize of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) (2011)
  • 11th Annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research (2011)
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences as Foreign Associate (2011)
  • ISSCR McEwen Centre Award for Innovation (2011)
  • King Faisal International Prize for Science (Medicine), Saudi Arabia (2011)
  • Wolf Prize in Medicine, Israel (2011)
  • Distinguished Leadership Award, Japan Society of Boston (2011)
  • Medical Award of the Japan Medical Association, Japan (2010)
  • Balzan Prize for Stem Cells, Italy (2010)
  • Mayor of Osaka Special Award, Japan (2010)
  • Kyoto Medal of Honor, Japan (2010)
  • Person of Cultural Merit, Japan (2010)
  • 26th annual Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology, Japan (2010)
  • BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Biomedicine category, Spain (2010)
  • March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology (2010)
  • 100th Imperial Prize and Japan Academy Prize, The Japan Academy, Japan (2010)
  • Canada Gairdner International Award, The Gairdner Foundation, Canada (2009)
  • Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, USA (2009)
  • Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Science (2009)
  • Nikkei BP Technology Award, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., Japan (2009)
  • Chunichi Cultural Prize, Chunichi Newspaper Co., Japan (2008)
  • The Sixth Takamine Memorial Sankyo Prize, Japan (2008)
  • Takeda Prize for Medical Science, Japan (2008)
  • Asahi Award, Asahi Newspaper Co., Japan (2008)
  • Golden Plate Award, Academy of Achievement, International Achievement Summit Guest of Honor (2008)
  • Nikkei BP Golden Award, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., Japan (2008)
  • Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize (2008)
  • Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award, American Skin Association (2008)
  • The Special Prize for Science and Technology, the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (2008)
  • Selected as one of the “TIME 100”, Time magazine’s most influential people in the world (2008)
  • Kyoto Souzousya Taisho Awards, Special Prize, Japan (2008)
  • Medals of Honor from the Japanese Government (“Shiju Hosho”, Medals with Purple Ribbon), Japan (2008)
  • Inoue Prize for Science, Japan (2008)
  • Robert-Koch Preis, Germany (2008)
  • Kyoto Newspaper Taisho, Japan (2008)
  • JSPS Prize, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2007)
  • Twenty-Fifth Osaka Science Prize, Japan (2007)
  • Nikkei BP Technology Award, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., Japan (2007)
  • Meyenburg Cancer Research Award, Germany (2007)
  • Gold Medal, Tokyo Techno Forum 21, Japan (2004)
  • Selected as the Nice-Step researcher by National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Japan (2004)
  • NAIST Award, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (2003)