Dr. Daniel Rifkin selected as the 2015 recipient of the Antoine Marfan Award

The Antoine Marfan award is the most prestigious award given by the Marfan Foundation and is presented each year at the Foundation’s Annual Family Conference to an outstanding professional whose contributions to the fields of research and/or clinical care have significantly impacted the Marfan and related disorders community.

This year the award is being given in recognition of Dr. Rifkin's significant contribution to the advancement of the understanding of the pathophysiology of TGF-b pathway in Marfan and related disorders. The award will be presented at the annual conference during the The 31st Annual Marfan Family Conference will take place on August 6-9, 2015 in Chicago, IL.  The awards ceremony will be held at the opening reception at the Navy Pier on Friday evening, August 7, 2015 from 6:00–9:00 p.m.

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