Awards, Promotions, and new Appointments

Awards, Promotions, and New Appointments

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Matthias Hentze, MD, Director of EMBL-Germany, 2017 Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Australia National University, Canberra, Australia, honorary member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences MA USA, 2018, Ilse and Helmut Wachter Award of the Medical University Innsbruck

The Bioiron community proudly salutes IBIS veteran member and distinguished scientist and clinician Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, Professor of Professor of Medicine – Cardiology and Pharmacology on his election as President of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). We wish him success in his new post as in all his scientific endeavors that, as we know, are intimately related to iron in health and disease.

Ioav Cabantchik. President of the Bioiron Society. Posted April 25, 2019

Antonello Pietrangelo, MD, PhD, has been recently appointed to two new positions within the local and national health system frameworks: Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Modena University Hospital, and President of the Italian Society of Internal Medicine (Italian College of Physicians). Posted June 13, 2018.

Domenico Girelli, MD, PhD, has a new appointment as Director of Internal Medicine Unit, University Hospital of Verona, Italy. Posted June 13, 2018.

Guenter Weiss, MD, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, was awarded a prestigious Christian Doppler Laboratory with the focus on “Iron Metabolism and Anemia Research” along with significant funding of his research for seven years. Posted June 13, 2018.