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NIH Public Bulletin – January 2010

Researchers Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

When: January 13, 2010
Where: Washington, DC
Institute: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Two researchers from NIDA have received the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). NIDA grantees Bruce J. Hinds, III, and Gonzalo E. Torres received their awards in January during a ceremony at the Commerce Building in Washington, DC. PECASE was established in 1996 and is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.

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For more information about NIDA's PECASE awardees, please contact the NIDA Press Office at (301) 443-6245 or You can view the news release about the awardees at

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