Ian Cooley, an M3 medical student in the Oestreich lab, was honored with a Letter of Distinction in Research from VTCSOM at the Student Clinician’s Ceremony on July 1st, 2015.
Dr. Ken Oestreich was recognized by the American Association of Immunologists with the Pfizer-Showell Travel Award, which recognizes the professional promise of an early career investigator by assisting the award recipient with travel to the AAI annual meeting to present their research. This award is supported through an endowment from Henry J. Showell and Pfizer, Inc.
Ashley WennersHerron also wrote up a nice piece on Dr. Oestreich’s receipt of this award:
Dr. Paul McDonald, a research scientist in the Oestreich Lab, was recognized as a Humanitarian Duty Award winner, as part of the inaugural New England Biolabs Passion in Science Awards.
Our recent Nature Immunology publication (full text here) was featured as a Research Highlight by Nature Reviews Immunology:
Our recent publication was featured in Nature Immunology News and Views.
For the full text of our Nature Immunology publication, click here: http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v15/n10/abs/ni.2985.html
Dr. Ken Oestreich was co-corresponding and first author, and Kaitlin Read and Dr. Paul McDonald were both contributing authors for this recent publication in Nature Immunology.
For the full text of this recent publication, click here:
The Oestreich Lab team was one of many research groups that participated in the VTCRI Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds and awareness for ALS research. For the full story, click here: http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/roanoke-researchers-at-vtcri-do-ice-bucket-challenge/27642346