Dr. Eric Vilain Recipient Of Prestigious Mead Johnson Award

Dr. Eric Vilain, Director UCLA Institute for Society and GeneticsISG  Director, Dr. Eric Vilain, has been named as the 2011 recipient of the prestigious Mead Johnson Award for outstanding achievements in Pediatrics.

Given since 1939, the award, which honors outstanding scientific achievement in pediatrics, includes a $15,000 honorarium, a plaque, and travel expenses to enable the recipient to present a review of research accomplishments at the 2011 Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting.

Dr. Vilain will officially accept the prize at the annual meeting of the Society of Pediatric Research in Denver in May.

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