The following are recent instances of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine and Wellman Center researchers being covered by the media.2014 Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award
Congratulations to Reginald Birngruber, PhD who will be the recipient of the 2014 Caroline and William Mark Memorial Award honoring his lifetime of contributions to the research field.
The award will be presented during the annual American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Conference in Phoenix on April 4. The Award is given to an individual whose lifetime contributions in the research or clinical fields is of a caliber recognized by his/her colleagues.
We extend our warmest congratulations to Reginald.
Applications for the 2014 Bullock-Wellman Fellowship Award
The Wellman Center for Photomedicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital is pleased to invite applications for the Bullock-Wellman postdoctoral fellowship for research aimed at understanding and solving important biomedical problems. PhD, MD and MD PhD research fellows are eligible for this award.
This multidisciplinary fellowship was created to foster interactions between researchers from diverse fields of science and medicine. Combined mentorship and collaboration between two Harvard Medical School faculty members, at least one of whom is based at the Wellman Center, is required. It is anticipated that the fellow will perform the majority of their research at the Wellman Center.
The Fellowship will provide one year of support. An award of up to $60,000 direct costs is anticipated. The award will be administered by the Wellman Center. Funds may be used for stipend (minimum effort 60%), fringe benefits and research supplies. Recipients will be required to submit periodic progress reports, present their work at a noon lecture and submit a final written report.
Criteria for funding are scientific quality, an enabling collaboration, potential medical and scientific impact, and potential for career development of the Fellow.
Proposal deadline: 5:00 pm – November 14, 2013
Award decision: December 20, 2013
Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center Benefit Concert
Members from around the Boston research community and beyond came together at the Goethe Institute in Boston for a benefit concert to help raise funds for the Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center. The evening included Vietnamese cuisine, a silent auction, and an all-Schumann music program from performers all over the country and Vietnam.
For more information on this event, please see the article that appeared in the January 18, 2013 MGH Hotline.