Ellen Wright Clayton named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Jan 25, 2012

Ellen Wright Clayton has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). New Fellows are elected by the AAAS Council each year as recognition that their “efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.”

Clayton, who hold faculty appointments at Vanderbilt’s medical and law schools, is being honored for her “distinguished contributions to the ethical conduct of genetic and genomic research and to the ethical translation of these scientific advances to clinical care.

She and other newly elected AAAS Fellows will be honored during the AAAS Forum in Vancouver, British Columbia, on February 18.


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