New York Academy of Sciences

Honor Roll – Fall 2017

Dr. Ivo Kalajzic was one of four awardees to receive a Supplements to Advance Research (STAR) award for 2017 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.


Reinhard Laubenbacher, Ph.D., was named an inaugural Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology.


Ephraim Trakhtenberg, Ph.D., assistant professor of neuroscience, won an Interstellar Initiative honor from the New York Academy of Sciences and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.


Dr. Anthony G. Alessi has been inducted into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame for his work to make the sport safer. He is the first neurologist to receive the honor.


A study of a surgical technique to restore shoulder joint stability known as the “J-bone graft” conducted at UConn Health under Dr. Leo Pauzenberger, a former sports medicine research fellow at UConn, with Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca received a biannual Medi Award from the Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery.