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CSR Welcomes Two SRAs

Dr. Ronald Manning recently joined the Center for Scientific Review as scientific review administrator in the biophysical and chemical sciences initial review group. Previously an associate professor in the radiology department at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, he was also technical director of the positron emission tomography facility and a special government expert for the Food and Drug Administration, consulting in the general area of nuclear medicine radiopharmaceuticals, with special emphasis on PET. Manning will be responsible for review of Small Business Innovation Research applications.

Dr. Jean Sipe recently joined the Center for Scientific Review as a scientific review administrator of a special review study section. Previously, she was a professor at Boston University School of Medicine, where one of her research specialties was serum amyloid A, an injury-specific apolipoprotein that alters body metabolism during acute and chronic inflammation, including that of Alzheimer's disease. Among her extensive list of publications and honors, Sipe: organized the first Gordon Conference on serum amyloid A; coauthored a chapter on amyloidosis in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, a textbook widely used in medical schools; wrote an indepth survey of research on amyloidosis for the Annual Review of Biochemistry; and was founding associate editor and then acting editor in chief of Amyloid: the International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Investigation.

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