Heddwen Brooks, Associate Professor of Physiology, has received the Young Investigator Award, Renal Section, of the American Physiological Society.
This award recognizes an outstanding young investigator, pursuing research in renal physiology, pathophysiology or hypertension. Candidates must be less than 41 years old or less than 15 years beyond receipt of their first doctoral degree. Candidates are judged on their nomination letters, funding record and publications. As the recipient Dr. Brooks will present the Young Investigator Award Lecture at Experimental Biology 2009, New Orleans. In addition Dr Brooks will also organize and chair a featured topic session and participate in the APS Renal Section's "Meet the Professors Reception", a mentoring session for students and post-doctoral fellows.