Dr. Alexander Politis recently joined the Center for Scientific Review as scientific review administrator of the immunological sciences study section. Previously, he had been assistant editor of the Journal of Immunology, where he served as a section editor and began the "Cutting Edge," a new section in the journal for rapid review and publication of high impact immunology research and invited commentaries. Before his editorial position, Politis was a researcher at Human Genome Sciences, Inc., a research associate and then research assistant professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and a graduate research assistant and lecturer in cell biology and immunology at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Teresa Nesbitt is the new scientific review administrator of the surgery and bioengineering study section, Center for Scientific Review. Since 1982, she has been with the division of endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center, where she was associate medical research professor. She has published extensively on the subject of metabolic bone disorders. Nesbitt has also been supported continuously by grants, primarily from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and leaves an ongoing NIH research project on the pathogenesis of vitamin D refractory disease. A veterinarian, she received clinical research training in veterinary surgery.
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