Congratulations to Ron Vale newly elected member of the The Institute of Medicine.

The Institute of Medicine announced its newly elected members at their annual meeting today, and I am happy to inform you that the list includes three of our leading faculty. Together, they highlight our broad contribution to global research in the basic, translational and population sciences.

The newly elected IOM members are:

Eric Goosby, MD, professor of medicine, and director, Institute of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy, UCSF Global Health Sciences

Deepak Srivastava, MD, professor of pediatrics and director, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease

Ron Vale, PhD , professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology and investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academy of Sciences, was founded to support our nation’s health by providing government and the private sector with expertise and evidence to make informed decisions. The IOM is comprised of leading scientists who volunteer their time and knowledge.

Ron Vale’s Lab Combines cell biological and biophysical approaches to understand spatial organization, movement, and signaling within cells. The lab integrates biochemical, structural, and microscopy-based approaches to study these questions at scales that span from atomic information of proteins to the behavior of cells in living organisms.

Press release: UC News