FASEB WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT, JOSEPH C. LAMANNA, PHD Created by on 7/12/2011 12:00:00 AM
Joseph C. LaManna, PhD assumed office as the 96th President of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) on July 1, 2011. He will serve for one year as the leader of FASEB, a coalition of 24 scientific societies made up of more than 100,000 scientists and engineers.“FASEB will continue to champion the cause of biomedical research and advocate for sustainable funding levels by amplifying the voice of scientists,” said LaManna.
As a graduate of Georgetown University (BS) and Duke University (PhD), LaManna’s research focuses on energy demand, energy metabolism, and blood flow in the brain. The new president is a Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Neurology and Neuroscience at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where he has been on the faculty since 1981.
Other new FASEB officers include Judith Bond PhD, President-Elect, and Margaret K. Offerman, MD, PhD, Vice President for Science Policy. Dr. Bond is Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Offerman is a medical oncologist and tumor biologist with the Salutramed Group in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Joseph LaManna of Case Western Reserve University became the 96th President of FASEB on July 1st. Dr. Judith Bond of the Penn State College of Medicine is the FASEB President-Elect.