William Robinson Receives American College of Rheumatology Henry Kunkel Young Investigator Award
ATLANTA - William H. Robinson, MD, PhD; assistant professor of medicine at Stanford University and staff physician at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, received the Henry Kunkel Young Investigator Award from the American College of Rheumatology during the ACR Annual Scientific Meeting, November 6 - 11 in Atlanta.
The Henry Kunkel Young Investigator Award is given to a young physician scientist, age 45 or under, who has made outstanding independent contributions to basic or clinical research in the field of rheumatology.
Dr. Robinson received his medical and graduate degrees from Stanford University. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. He returned to Stanford for his rheumatology fellowship, during which he worked in the laboratory of Lawrence Steinman, MD, developing antigen microarrays to investigate the specificity of autoantibody responses and antigen-specific tolerizing DNA vaccines.
Dr. Robinson co-founded the Human Immune Monitoring Center at Stanford and is director of the Proteomic Core Facility at the VA Palo Alto. He served as director of the Scholarly Concentration in Immunology at Stanford. Dr. Robinson is an associate editor of Arthritis Research & Therapy, and serves on the ACR Committee on Journal Publications and on the Medical and Scientific Committee of the Arthritis Foundation's Northern California Chapter. He is a member of the Henry Kunkel Society and the American Society of Clinical Investigation.
The American College of Rheumatology is an international professional medical society that represents more than 8,000 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals around the world. Its mission is to advance rheumatology. The ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier meeting in rheumatology. For more information about the meeting, visit www.rheumatology.org/education. Follow the meeting on twitter by using the official hashtag: #ACR2010.