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Zoe Cohen was inducted as an honorary member of the Golden Key in November 2013. 

The Golden Key International Honor Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1977 to recognize academic achievement among college and university students. 

Golden Key has over 400 chapters at colleges and universities in 8 countries making it the worlds largest collegiate honor society. 

Membership into Golden Key is offered to undergraduate and graduate students recognized to be among the top 15% of their class, by overall grade performance or by an alternative standard. 

In November Professor Nick Delamere visited the Capitol Hill offices of Arizona
Senators McCain and Kyl as well as the offices of Representatives Giffords and
Grijalva. As President of the Association for Research in Vision and
Ophthalmology, Dr. Delamere was there to discuss funding for basic and clinical
research on the eye and the prevention of eye disease.

Dr. Douglas G. Stuart will be recognized with a Doctor of Science from the UA Graduate College. He has served as head of the UA department of physiology and associate dean for research in the College of Medicine, and, since his retirement in 2002, has been a Regents' Professor Emeritus. Stuart is one of the world's leading electrophysiological investigators of the spinal motor control system, the neurobiology of muscle fatigue and the history of movement neuroscience. to read the full article about Sping commencement click here.

 

$6M Grant Boosts Molecular Heart Research

Ronald M. Lynch, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology at the UA College of Medicine, has been selected to chair a grant review committee for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) on "Noninvasive Imaging of Human Pancreatic Beta Cells."

The UA's Erika Eggers has received an Innovative Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to identify the early mechanisms of diabetic retinal damage.

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