Winner of the Excellence in Translational Medicine Award announced

are pleased to announce that
Dr Xinmei Zhu, a Research Associate in the Department of
Neurological Surgery

at the
of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
, has been awarded the Journal of Translational Medicine Excellence in
Translational Medicine Award
for 2006-07.

The award, which endeavours to recognise
outstanding contributions to the field of
translational medicine research, was given to Dr Zho as
first author of the following article published in
Journal of Translational Medicine:

Toll like receptor-3 ligand poly-ICLC promotes the
efficacy of peripheral vaccinations with tumor antigen-derived peptide epitopes
in murine CNS tumor models

Xinmei Zhu, Fumihiko Nishimura, Kotaro Sasaki,
Mitsugu Fujita, Jill E Dusak, Junichi Eguchi, Wendy Fellows-Mayle, Walter J
Storkus, Paul R Walker, Andres M Salazar, Hideho Okada

Journal of Translational Medicine 2007, 5:10

As the recipient of
the award, Dr Zhu will receive
a $2,500 prize sponsored
by Pfizer Global Research and Development
and Global Translational Medicine to
cover expenses for any meeting sponsored by a non-for-profit organization that
is relevant to the goal of translational medicine and research. For further
details please read the editorial.

for the
Excellence in Translational Medicine Award are now open; all authors of
research and methodology articles published in
Journal of Translational

between 1st July 2007 and 30th June 2008 are eligible, so
your research

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