Bert W. O'Malley


Bert W. O'Malley

Bert W. O’Malley, M.D. is the Tom Thompson Distinguished Service Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. A native of Pittsburgh, he has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh (A&S 1959) and a M.D. from their School of Medicine (1963). He completed his residency at Duke University and spent four years at the National Institute of Health followed by four years serving as the Luscious Birch Professor and the director of the Reproductive Biology Center at Vanderbilt University. He then moved to Baylor as Professor and Chairman of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Dr. O’Malley's work has been on the primary actions of steroid hormones and nuclear receptors. He has published over 600 papers and holds 20 patents in the fields of gene regulation, molecular endocrinology and steroid receptors.

He was awarded the National Medal of Science by U.S. President George W. Bush on September 29, 2008. [cite news | last = Templeton | first = David | title = Pitt graduate given highest science honor in the U.S. | publisher = Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | date = 2008-08-29 | url = http://postgazette.com/pg/08242/907908-298.stm | accessdate = 2008-08-29 ]

Honors and awards

*Laureate, National Medal of Science
*President of the Endocrine Society in 1985.
*Member National Academy of Sciences
*Member Institute of Medicine,
*Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
*Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
*Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.
* honorary doctorate Karolinska Institute
* honorary doctorate New York University
* honorary doctorate National University of Ireland
* honorary doctorate University of Maryland

References

* [http://cms.komen.org/stellent/groups/public/documents/komen_document/006159.pdf biography]


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