William Sly, M.D., Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, has been chosen to receive the 2011 Association of American Medical Colleges’ Award for Distinguished Research in Biomedical Sciences. The Award recognizes outstanding clinical or laboratory research conducted by a member of an AAMC member medical school. Dr. Sly was nominated for the award by Dr. Philip Alderson.
Dr. Sly will receive his award at a special black tie event on Saturday, November 5 in Denver, CO, during the AAMC Annual Meeting. For more information, please see the story in Newslink.
Dr. Sly was also featured in a story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 2, 2011, which details his work and the award. You can read the story here: Post-Dispatch, Dec 2011.