Janssen Award ceremony honors Ambros

By Jim Fessenden

UMass Medical School Communications

September 07, 2012


Last night, Johnson & Johnson honored Victor R. Ambros, PhD, the Silverman Chair in Natural Sciences and professor of molecular medicine, as co-winner of the 2012 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research in a ceremony and scientific symposium at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City. Dr. Ambros received the award with long-time collaborator Gary Ruvkun, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, for their collaborative discovery of microRNAs (miRNAs) as central regulators of gene expression and development.

Read more about Ambros and the Janssen Award on UMassMedNow:

Ambros receives Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

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