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November 04, 2013
Geoffrey Beene looks at "Do Our Bones Influence Our Minds?"
The New Yorker: In the mid-nineteen-nineties, a young French geneticist and physician named Gerard Karsenty became curious about a mysterious protein, called osteocalcin, that is found at high concentrations in the skeleton. He worked with mice that had been engineered to lack the substance, expecting to find problems with their bones. But their skeletons appeared essentially normal, he says, a result that left him "deeply depressed." Read more

November 04, 2013
Geoffrey Beene looks at "In Diabetes, a Complex of Causes"
New York Times: An explosion of new research is vastly changing scientists' understanding of diabetes and giving new clues about how to attack it. Read more

November 02, 2013
Geoffrey Beene's Rock Star of Science™, Larry Norton MD to speak at Zoobiquity Conference.
Zoobiquity: On November 2, Geoffrey Beene Rock Stars of Science™, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering breast cancer expert Larry Norton will be among the speakers at the third annual Zoobiquity Conference, held in New York City. Read more

October 19, 2013
Geoffrey Beene's Rock Star of Science™, Scott Lowe MD honored by American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Last weekend, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center researcher and Geoffrey Beene Rock Star of Science™, Scott W. Lowe was among 164 artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read more

May 02, 2013
Geoffrey Beene's Rock Star of Science™ Scott Lowe MD to be honored
Cornell: Newly Elected Members of American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2013 include three Tri-I Faculty: Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Jeffrey Friedman, and Scott Lowe Read more

February 19, 2013
ASCAP to Honor Aerosmith's Steven Tyler & Joe Perry with Founders Award at 30th Annual Pop Music Awards
ASCAP: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will honor Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award during its 30th annual Pop Music Awards, it was announced today by ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams. Read more

January 9, 2013
Starting the Year With a Bon Mot
The New York Times: THE social calendar roared back to life on Tuesday night, when the YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards held its annual dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria. Read more

December 6, 2012
Geoffrey Beene Rock Stars of Science™ Campaign Features Memorial Sloan-Kettering Researchers
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Researchers: The Geoffrey Beene Foundation is featuring six Memorial Sloan-Kettering researchers in its current Rock Stars of Science™ campaign. Now in its third year, the campaign is showcasing scientists exclusively from Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center. Read more

September 14, 2012
Joe Perry of Aerosmith Talks "Rock Stars of Science™"
Artist Direct: Legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry certainly does so. Life's always been bigger than just music for Perry, and that's what makes him such an iconic artist. Read more

September 14, 2012
Your Morning Shot: Geoffrey Beene
GQ Style: "Clothes should be as interesting on the inside as on the outside. Even if you enjoy it totally alone, it's important." Read more

September 11, 2012
Joe Perry of Aerosmith To Be Featured In Rock Stars Of Science™
Stereo Subversion: Monday, September 10, The Geoffrey Beene Foundation has launched the third Geoffrey Beene's Rock Stars of ScienceT campaign, to celebrate the Geoffrey Beene Dream Team at the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Read more

September 10, 2012
AEROSMITH's Joe Perry ...Geoffrey Beene Rock Stars Of Science™
BraveWords.com: AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry, Founding Father of the Geoffrey Beene's Rock Stars Of Science campaign, will be featured with the Geoffrey Beene Dream Team in a profile to be published in the December issue of GQ's Men Of The Year edition. Read more

September 10, 2012
Joe Perry ...Geoffrey Beene's "Rock Stars of Science™"
Monsters and Critics: Aeromsnith guitar legend Joe Perry is featured in the Third Annual Geoffrey Beene "Rock Stars of Science" campaign. Read more

September 10, 2012
Joe Perry of Aerosmith in ...Rock Stars of Science™
MetalLife: The Geoffrey Beene Foundation is launching the third Geoffrey Beene's Rock Stars of ScienceTM campaign celebrating the Geoffrey Beene Dream Team at the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Monday, September 10 at the Zuckerman Building in New York. Read more

September 10, 2012
AEROSMITH's Joe Perry ...Geoffrey Beene Rock Stars Of Science™
BraveWords.com: AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry, Founding Father of the Geoffrey Beene's Rock Stars Of Science campaign, will be featured with the Geoffrey Beene Dream Team in a profile to be published in the December issue of GQ's Men Of The Year edition. Read more

April, 2012
Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center: Research Retreat
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: On April 16 and 17, 2012, the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center (GBCRC) held its fifth annual retreat at Skytop Lodge in Pennsylvania. Read more

January 10, 2011
Short Takes
Sloan Cancer Center: Three MSKCC investigators - including the center's new President, Craig B. thompson - have been featured with singer-songwriter Debbie Harry. Read more

December 26, 2010
Fixing the economy the scientific way
LA Times: Worried about the economy? Try investing in scientific research — it can solve problems and create jobs. Read more

December 3, 2010
Michael Weiner, MD, named "Rock Star of Science"
Scientific Data Sharing Project: Michael Weiner, MD, Director of the Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIND) at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, is among a prestigious group of 17 scientists named 2010 Rock Stars of Science by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation. Read more

December 1, 2010
2010 Rock Stars of Science Features 6 Cancer Docs
Medscape Medical News: Campaign addresses the anonymity of science. Read more

December, 2010
Rock Stars of Science
rockstarsofscience.org: Our most brilliant scientific minds are dedicated to finding cures for the diseases that threaten our future, and America's most celebrated Rock Stars stand behind them. Read more

November 19, 2010
'Rock Star Of Science' - Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.
Medical News Today: Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, is pleased to announce that Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., its chief science officer, has been named a "Rock Star of Science" by Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® and GQ Magazine who have joined forces Read more

November 19, 2010
Rock Stars of Science: Making Science Cool
CIRM: There's been a lot of discussion recently about explaining science to the public, capped by GQ photo shoot featuring scientists and rock stars as part of the Rock Stars of Science campaign. Read more

November 18, 2010
Bret Michaels Makes Science Cool?
Gibson: A new ad campaign is gearing up to team rock stars such as Bret Michaels and Debbie Harry with award-winning scientists. Read more

November 17, 2010
Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., Named a Scientific Hero and "Rock Star of Science" by Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® and GQ Magazine
Autism Speaks: Recognition for More than 20 Years of Autism Research and Advocacy Leadership Seeks to Bridge a Serious Recognition Gap for Science. Read more

November 17, 2010
How Science Is Crucial to Improving Health Worldwide
Huffington Post: Research is medicine's field of dreams from which we harvest new findings about the causes, treatment and prevention of disease. Read more

November 17, 2010
Scientists and musicians: separated at birth?
New Scientist: Thanks to his participation in the 2010 rock stars of science photo shoot that just appeared in the December 2010 "Men of the Year" issue of GQ, geneticist Emil Kakkis now has a pretty freakin' cool guitar. Read more

November 17, 2010
Rock Stars of Science
the Node: Glamour, fame, red carpets, flashing lights. It's not what you usually get as a top scientist, but why not? Read more

November 17, 2010
Stanford Neurologist Rocks Out for Science
Scope Blog: It's not every day that a Stanford physician gets to spend several hours on set with a rock star. Read more

November 16, 2010
Why It's Time to Rock Alzheimer's
Huffington Post: Tomorrow, a glitzy 6 page public service campaign goes public in GQ magazine, featuring a band of 19 leading biomedical research scientists paired up with 8 famous rock stars. Read more

November 16, 2010
'Rock Stars of Science' pairs rockers, Nobel winners to entice kids
USA Today: Big name scientists are on the bill with headlining rock 'n' rollers in new ads aimed at getting kids and their parents jazzed about science. Read more

November 15, 2010
Eleven Scientists Who Survived the School of Rock–One Year Later
Discover Magazine: This is a special feature-length post in anticipation of the coming roll-out of the new Rock Stars of Science™ campaign in GQ magazine's December "Men of the Year" issue. Read more

September 18, 2010
To Scientists, He's the Real Rock Star
LA Times: Dr. Francis Collins has discovered the genes that cause cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease and runs the National Institutes of Health. But hand him a guitar and he becomes Dr. Rock 'n' Roll. Read more

November, 2009
Researchers "Rock Out" for Scientific Awareness
ASBMB Today: When many of us were growing up, we often dreamed of living the glamorous life of a rock star. Now that we're older and wiser, we know that the life of a rock star might not be as glamorous as it seems. Read more

October 16, 2009
Collins Shares Stage with Rock Star Perry
NIH Record: NIH'ers can now say, "My boss is a rock star." That's because NIH director Dr. Francis Collins jammed with Aerosmith's Joe Perry for the Rock Stars of Science Briefing and Tribute at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on Sept. 24. The event was part of a national Campaign to honor scientists, encourage science as a career choice and call for further research funding. Read more

Fall, 2009
Lost in Translation
The Journal of Life Sciences, Fall 2009: Eric Topol doesn't just want to understand the genes that drive illness and wellness, he wants to make sure that such knowledge actually changes the way doctors practice medicine. Read more

September 25, 2009
Washington Post's Reliable Source... This Just In
The Washington Post: So, Aerosmith's Joe Perry came to the Capitol on Thursday to jam with some guitar-playing scientists. He and NIH chief Francis Collins sang a Dylan song. They were promoting funding for disease research: Rock Stars of Science. The Hill is a place of many wonders. Read more

September 25, 2009
Leading Scientists Rocked Capitol Hill With Rock Legend Aerosmith's Joe Perry
Research America: Unprecedented Briefing and Tribute Concert Addressing Cancer, Alzheimer's, Genomics, PTSD and HIV/AIDS at Capitol Visitors Center on Thursday, September 24. Read more

September 25, 2009
Rock Stars of Science Hosted by Geoffrey Beene Foundation &
Research!America

Zimbio: Rudy Tanzi, PhD, Havard, and Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, NIH, perform at "Rock Stars of Science" sponsored by Geoffrey Beene Foundation & Research!America to engage heath and medicine discussion at the Capitol Visitors Center Auditorium on September 24, 2009 in Washington, DC. Read more

September 25, 2009
NIH Director Francis Collins Jams With Aerosmith's Joe Perry At Capitol Building
Better Health: I know. I was just as surprised as you are. Dr. Francis Collins, former director of the Human Genome Project, author of The Language Of God, and new director of the National Institutes of Health performed live in front of a group of Washington locals at the Capitol building today. Read more

September 25, 2009
Rock Stars, Scientists, and Politicians Unite for Good Cause
NIH Science Blog: Now here is something you don't see every day - the Director of the National Institutes of Health performing onstage with Aerosmith's Joe Perry at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center yesterday. Dr. Francis Collins' performance at the event - Rock Stars of Science Briefing and Tribute - is part of a Campaign to honor scientists, encourage science as a career choice, and call for further research funding. Read more

September 24, 2009
McCain Shows His Rock-Star Side
NBC Washington: Aerosmith's Joe Perry visits Capitol Hill. Read more

September 24, 2009
Rock Stars of Science Briefing and Tribute
RockStarsofScience.org: Being a rock star is about the same amps, thunder and art it's always been, but these days a rock star can be anyone whose genius moves the crowd - whether they're onstage or in the lab. The star-powered cast of Rock Stars of Science joined the Campaign to honor the researchers who are saving our lives, to make science rock as a career choice for the next generation and to raise their platinum voices in demand for future research funding. Read more

September 24, 2009
A Group of the Country's Leading Scientists and Medical Minds Rocked Capitol Hill with Rock Legend Aerosmith's Joe Perry
RockStarsofScience.org: Some of the nation's top scientific minds, including Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Rudy Tanzi, Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, joined with Aerosmith's Joe Perry to speak and perform, as the "Rock Stars of Science" (Rock S.O.S) Campaign came to Capitol Hill for an unprecedented event at the Capitol Visitors Center Auditorium on Thursday, September 24. Read more

August 17, 2009
NIH's new chief pledges to lead research agency 'as a scientist'
USA Today: Newly sworn-in National Institutes of Health chief Francis Collins, who founded an institute in May aimed at nurturing the coexistence of science and religion, announced Monday he had resigned from his foundation to focus on his research chief duties. Read more

June 24, 2009
For scientists about to rock, we salute you
NewScientist: Do you know a researcher who deserves the mantle "Rock Star of Science"? If so, you can now make your nominations online, upload photos and explain your choice. Read more

June, 2009
Rock Stars of Science
RockStarsofScience.org: Our most brilliant scientific minds are dedicated to finding cures for the diseases that threaten our future, and America's most celebrated Rock Stars stand behind them. Read more

May 29, 2009
Dude looks like a ... scientist?
Boston.com: Noted Alzheimer's disease researcher Rudolph Tanzi, known for unraveling genetic clues to the devastating disorder in his lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, shows his hipper, rock-and-roll side in a magazine spread promoting science. Read more

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