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Abner Louis Notkins, M.D. (Short CV)

ADDRESS: National Institutes of Health, Building 30, Room 106, 30 Convent Dr. MSC 4322 Bethesda, MD 20892-4322 TEL.: 301-496-4535 FAX: 301-402-4163 E-mail:

: B.A., Yale University, 1953; M.D., New York University, 1958; Intern and Assistant Resident in Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1958-60.

: Chief, Experimental Medicine Section, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, 1997 - .

: Research Associate, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1960-61. Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Microbiology, National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR), 1961-67. Chief, Virology Section, Laboratory of Microbiology,NIDR, 1967-73. Chief, Laboratory of Oral Medicine, NIDR, 1973-1997. Scientific Director, Intramural Research Program, NIDR, 1984-1992. 

: Virology, Immunology and Diabetes; Author of approximately 400 scientific papers, editor of 5 books and recipient of 3 patents.

: Lippard Memorial Lecture, Columbia University, 1978; Banting Memorial Lecture, University of Toronto, 1979; Japan Diabetes Society Plenary Lecture, 1983; Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Scientific Lecture, 1983; Arnold Lazarow Memorial Lecture,University of Minnesota, 1984; The National Institutes of Health Lecture, 1987; The Jacobaeus Lecture,Stockholm, 1987; Shipley Lecture, Harvard, 1987; Distinguished Speaker American Association and International Association of Dental Research, 1987; Kroc Lecture, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation,1988; Plenary Symposium, International Diabetes Congress, Sydney, 1988; Sandos Lecture, Royal College of Pathologists, London, 1989; Keynote Lecture, International Conference on Behcet’s Disease, 1989; State-of-the Art Lecture, American Society for Virology, 1991; Co-organizer, Fogarty International Conference, 1992; Richard J. Stevens Memorial Lecture, Marshall University, 1994; Special Lecture, Society for Bio-Defense Research, Tokyo, 2002; Poll Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, 2003; Honorary Lecture, Chosun University, Korea, 2005; Special Lecture, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 2007; Bernard Fields Memorial Lecture, Scripps Research Institute, 2008.

  Meritorious Service Medal, DHHS, 1973; David Rumbaugh Scientific Award of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1980; Distinguished Service Medal, DHHS, 1981; Paul E. Lacy Research Award of the National Disease Research Interchange, 1982; The 1986 Paul Ehrlich Prize, Frankfurt, Germany; Rolf Luft Medal, Stockholm, 1988; Philip Hench Award in Rheumatology, 1989; The 1989 Solomon A. Berson Award in Basic Science, NYU; Alumni Leadership Award, NYU, 1992; Honorary Doctorate, University of Athens, 2007.

: Alpha Omega Alpha, 1979; Association of University Pathologists (Pluto Society), 1980; Association of American Physicians, 1982; Board of Governors, NYU School of Medicine Alumni Association, 1993; Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science, 1999; Executive Committee, Assembly of Scientists, NIH, 2005-.

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES: Founding Committee, National Disease Research Interchange, 1980-;   Medical Science Advisory Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1980-1982; Wistar Institute Persistent Virus Program, 1983-87; Founder, Annual NIH Research Festival, 1986-; Founder, NIH Alumni Association,1986-; Founder, NIH Alumni Association Newsletter, 1989-; National Research Programs Advisory Committee, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Member, 1987-1993, Chairman, 1991-1993; Board of Directors  Paul Ehrlich Foundation, 1987-; Scientific Advisory Council, March of Dimes, 1991-.


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