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Biochemistry Alumnus Bradley T. Hyman elected into the Institute of Medicine

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Bradley T. Hyman, a 1982 Biochemistry PhD with Arthur Spector and a 1983 MD from the Carver College of Medicine,  has been elected into the Institute of Medicine.  Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Dr. Hyman is the John B. Penney Jr. Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, and the the Director of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is in the same IOM class as Nobelists Randy Schekman and Brian Kobilka and  joins a group of fewer than 1800 leading US medical scientists in this elite advisory organization.

Congratulations, Dr. Hyman!

Distinguished Alum Bradley Hyman, MD, PhD, publishes major research paper in Neuron

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Dr. Bradley Hyman, a 1982 PhD with Arthur Specter and a 1983 MD and former CCOM Distinguished Alumnus as well as recipient of the University of Iowa Distinguished Alumnus award, has published a major paper in Neuron. Dr. Hyman is currently a the John B. Penney Jr. Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. The paper, entitled “Propagation of Tau Pathology in a Model of Early Alzheimer’s Disease,” is available online.

Rick McGee and Brad Hyman win Distinguished Alumni Awards

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Richard McGee, a 1975 PhD in Biochemistry with Arthur Spector, has been named a Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus. Dr. McGee, formerly at Georgetown and Mayo and now the Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment and Professional Development at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, is nationally known for development of programs that create a pipeline of qualified underrepresented students into biomedical research.

Former CCOM Distinguished Alumnus, Bradley Hyman, a 1982 PhD with Arthur Spector and a 1983 MD, 1988 resident and 1989 fellow, returns to campus to be lauded as a University of Iowa Distinguished Alumnus. Dr. Hyman, the John B. Penney, Jr. Professor of Neurology at Harvard, is an active physician scientist who directs the Alzheimer’s unit of the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease.

Congratulations to Drs. McGee, Hyman and Spector for these honors.