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Vicki Lundblad Receives 2008 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

The Fifth Annual Pearl Meister Greengard Prize, an international award to recognize outstanding women scientists, has been awarded to Salk professor Vicki Lundblad for her groundbreaking work in telomere biology. She will share the prize with Salk Nonresident Fellow Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D., a professor at the University of California in San Francisco, and Carol W. Greider, Ph.D., a professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Established by Nobel Laureate Paul Greengard, a professor at Rockefeller University, and his wife, sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard, the prize honors women scientists whose achievements in biomedical research merit international recognition.

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