Pharmacy Faculty Named AAAS Fellows
Two University of Michigan College of Pharmacy faculty members were elected as 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Drs. Emily Scott and Shaomeng Wang are among 22 U-M researchers elected as 2019 AAAS fellows. The Drs. Scott and Wang are among 443 newly elected fellows announced Nov. 26 by AAAS.
The scientists were chosen as AAAS fellows by their peers for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.” U-M had more 2019 fellows than any other single university, according to AAAS.
Emily E. Scott, professor of medicinal chemistry, College of Pharmacy; professor of pharmacology, Medical School; professor of biophysics, LSA, was recognized for distinguished contributions to the field of structural and functional studies on cytochrome P450s with the goal of understanding human drug metabolism by these enzymes.
Shaomeng Wang, Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Medicine, professor of internal medicine, of pharmacology, Medical School; professor of medicinal chemistry, College of Pharmacy, was honored for distinguished contributions to the field of pharmaceutical sciences, particularly the discovery and development of new small-molecule therapeutics for cancer treatment.
Congratulations to Drs. Scott and Wang on this achievement and recognition of their contributions to the advancement of science.