E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA was mentioned with the launch of an innovative project to benefit patients in the hospital setting. See HealthIT Analytics (6/11/19 - Machine Learning, Risk Scores Help Predict Hospital Readmissions); and Health Care Business daily news (6/12/19 - New algorithm better predictor of readmission following discharge, says study)
Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD, was named by the Girl Scouts of America as a 2019 “Woman of Distinction”. She was noted in The Journal-Martinsburg, WV (6/12/19 - Girl Scouts announce 2019 Women of Distinction) and in the Herald-Mail Media (6/13/19 - Girl Scouts announced 2019 Women of Distinction).
Rush Holt, PhD was interviewed by several media outlets on the administration’s actions on climate change. See Q13 Seattle (6/13/19 – Emails: Trump official consulting climate-change rejecters); and Westport News (6/14/19 - Emails: Trump official pressed NASA on climate science)
Victor Dzau, MD was quoted in several publications on the ethics behind CRISPR babies. This includes STAT (6/24/19 – “Alarmed by new ‘CRISPR babies’ plan, top science figures say they’re powerless to stop it”); BioSpace (6/24/19 - "This is crazy!"—Top Scientists Condemn Russian's Plan for CRISPR Babies”); Becker’s Hospital Review (6/26/19 – Scientific leaders condemn Russian scientist's plan to produce more 'CRISPR babies')
Fetal Tissue Research
Ellie Dehoney was quoted by NBC News on why fetal tissue is important to researchers and what the administration’s new regulations mean for scientists and patients. (6/9/19 - What is fetal tissue research? And why is it important to medicine?)
"There's a misconception that fetal tissue research is the wild, Wild West," said Ellie Dehoney, vice president of policy and advocacy for Research!America, a nonprofit group that advocates for scientific research.
Georges Benjamin, MD commented on a report focusing on the cost burden of cancer treatment and management. See Keep the Faith (6/6/19 - Medicaid expansion tied to ‘timely’ treatment for black cancer patients, study says); and CBS Baltimore (6/7/19 - The Cost Of Cancer: 25 Percent Of Survivors Face Financial Hardship, Report Finds)
Mary Woolley and Jamie Vernon co-wrote a piece in American Scientist encouraging scientists to speak up about their work. (6/20/19 - Visibility May Be the Key to Increasing Support for Science)
Dr. Peter Hotez, who was honored with the Research!America Advocacy Award for Sustained National Leadership in 2018, was featured in the New York Times opinion piece, "When Defending Vaccines Gets Ugly," on June 2, 2019.
John Crowley, who recieved the 2013 Gordon and Llura Gund Award, and his daughter Megan, who inspired him to join the biotech sector, were featured in a Wall Street Journal article highlighting Megan's progress in college and overcoming the challenges of Pompe disease.