Awards and honors

Kenneth R. Chien, MD, PhD, the head of HSCI’s Cardiovascular Disease Program, will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree by the University of Edinburgh this coming July.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine recognized HSCI’s Co-Director Douglas Melton, PhD, for his vision and compassion by honoring him with the degree of Doctor of Science.

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences announced the election of 190 new Fellows and 22 Foreign Honorary Members, including Leonard Zon, MD, Chair of HSCI’s Faculty Executive Committee.

Co-Director David Scadden, MD will be honored with a Doctor of Science degree by  his alma mater Bucknell University for his leading work in the field of stem cell research.