Commentary: What Does Nat'l Academy of Sciences Election Mean for Oklahoma?
J. Capra, THE JOURNAL RECORD
On April 30, Charles Esmon, Lloyd Noble Chair in Cardiovascular
Research and head of the Cardiovascular Research Program at the
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, was elected to the National
Academy of Sciences.
The news was reported in the press, and OMRF had a gala party to celebrate the event. Esmon is a highly gifted scientist who has spent the better part of his entire scientific career in Oklahoma, most at OMRF. As such, he is the first "Oklahoman" elected to the National Academy in the arena of biomedical research. Two other OMRF scientists came to Oklahoma as members of the academy and Douglas Lilly, a geophysicist at OU, is also a member.
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