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Recipients


The University Research Committee is pleased to announce the Senior and Junior Faculty Awardees for the 2018 Albert E. Levy Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. 

Senior Faculty

Dr. Andrew H. Miller is the 2018 recipient of the Senior Levy Award for Scientific Research.

Dr. Miller’s multidisciplinary research approach involving collaborations with Oncology, Immunology, Gastroenterology, and Neurology have made tremendous contributions toward further understanding of how activation of the immune system and inflammation can influence the brain to change behavior.  His work has led to novel treatment approaches for patients with depression, and he is a pioneer in developing immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of mood and other psychiatric disorders.

Junior Faculty

Dr. Muralidhar Padala is the 2018 recipient of the Junior Faculty Levy Award for Scientific Research.

Dr. Padala’s scientific contributions to the field of cardiothoracic surgery are truly timely and significant in the development of a research program focused on bioengineering approaches to cardiovascular intervention.