Lu Yang

Lu - Student of Distinction

Lu Yang

PhD in Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience

2013 Arthur Falek Early Career Investigator Award Presented by the Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology

In order to promote interest in the field of Neuroimmune Pharmacology and to recognize the excellent work being done by Early Career investigators in the field, the Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology provides Early Career Investigator Travel Awards (ECITA) to support travel to the annual conference of the Society. At the 2013 meeting of the Society, posters presented by ECITA recipients were judged to determine the Arthur Falek Early Career Investigator Award winners in predoctoral and postdoctoral categories. Based on her outstanding poster presentation, Lu Yang was named the predoctoral Arthur Falek Early Career Investigator Award winner. A Chinese Scholarship Council-supported student, Lu enrolled at UNMC in the fall of 2010 and completed her dissertation research under the mentorship of Shilpa Buch, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience, receiving the PhD degree in May 2015.