The 2015 Albany Medical Center Prize in
Medicine and Biomedical Research, America's Most Distinguished Prize in
Medicine, is shared by Prof. Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, the Mallinckrodt Professor
of Chemistry & Chemical Biology at Harvard University, director of
Biodynamic Optical Imaging Center (BIOPIC), an alumni and guest professor of
College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering at Peking University, and Prof. Karl
Deisseroth in Stanford University, for developing widely used modern research
technologies that promise to accelerate medical discoveries.
The Albany Medical Center Prize has been created to provide
national and international recognition to a physician, biomedical scientist, or
group of physicians or scientists, who have made extraordinary and sustained
leadership contributions to improving health care and patient care; or who have
successfully pursued innovative biomedical research with demonstrated
translational benefits applied to improved patient care.
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