Recognition and Achievements

The 95 students and postdoctoral fellows who have trained with Dr. Friedman have an outstanding record of achievement. All but three who have completed their training currently hold faculty positions in academic medical centers, pharmaceutical/biotech or federal health care agencies, and several are already full professors and/or Department Chairs.

Some of their accomplishments while in Dr. Friedman’s laboratory include:

  • Eight Howard Hughes Medical Student Research Fellowships
  • 3 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)Student Research Prizes
  • AASLD Fellowship Research Prize
  • GlaxoSmithKline Senior Fellowship/Faculty Transition award in the United Kingdom (2 awarded nationwide)
  • Senior Fulbright Fellowship Scholar
  • National Institutes of Health/American Medical Student Association (NIH/AMSA)Student Research Prize
  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine Dean’s Research Prize
  • 3 American Gastroenterological Association(AGA) Summer Research Fellowships
  • Amgen/AASLD Liver Scholar award
  • Ramon y Cajal Spanish Ministry of Science & Technology
  • 1 AGA Research Scholar Award
  • 1 AGA Student Summer Research Fellowship
  • 1 AOA Student Research Fellowship
  • American Liver Foundation Liver Scholar Award
  • 3 American Liver Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Charles Revson Fellowship
  • Silver Medal in the 2002 Best Dissertation Award by the Hong Kong College of Physicians
  • Amgen/AASLD Liver Scholar faculty transition award
  • Sheila Sherlock Translational Research Award
  • 3 NIH KO8 awards