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NIDCD Director Receives 2009 Kerry-Manheimer Award

Monell Director Dr. Gary K. Beauchamp (l) and NIDCD Director Dr. James F. Battey, Jr., with his award.
Monell Director Dr. Gary K. Beauchamp (l) and NIDCD Director Dr. James F. Battey, Jr., with his award.
Credit: Monell Center.

NIDCD Director James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., received the 2009 Kerry-Manheimer Award given by the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia.

Established in 1976, the Kerry-Manheimer Award recognizes the career contributions of outstanding researchers in the chemosensory sciences. The honoree is selected by the Monell Center’s faculty.

Dr. Battey, who is also vice-chair of the NIH Stem Cell Task Force, received the award on October 14 when he delivered a lecture to Monell’s scientists on “NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research.” The lecture focused on the Presidential Executive Order to remove barriers to responsible research involving human stem cells.

Learn more about the Kerry-Manheimer Award, or read the announcement on the NIDCD Web site.

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