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2014-11-19

2014 Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture given by DZL Speaker Werner Seeger

News 30-2014 EN

Prof. Dr. Werner Seeger gave the 2014 Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture at the American Heart Association Meeting in Chicago.

Prof. Dr. Werner Seeger, Speaker and Chariman of the DZL and Director of the UGMLC DZL Center gave the 2014 Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture at the American Heart Association Meeting in Chicago.  Dr. Seeger was recognized for his life's work, including innovative advances in the understanding of respiratory disease, pioneering tranlational research in pulmonary hypertension, and training of numerous leaders in the field.

The Dickinson W. Richards Memorial Lecture was established in 1973 in honor of Nobel Laureate, Dr. Dickinson Richards, who shared the prize for work leading to a method of cardiac cauterization.  Previous recipients include Dr. Marlene Rabinovitch (2005), and Dr. Mark Gladwin (2012), both members of the DZL Scientific Advisory Board.

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