He will receive a plaque, a $2,000 cash prize and travel expenses. Avanti Award in Lipids Yusuf Hannun, division and professor chairman at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, S.C., received the Avanti Award in Lipids for his focus on bioactive sphingolipids, a course of lipids that, when defective, can cause disorders with significant medical impacts. For more than a century, sphingolipids were an obscure course of molecules whose metabolism and functions were badly characterized, explained Robert C. Dickson of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, who nominated Hannun for the award.And prior to the next election is usually in the books, people in both parties predict that many more voters will dsicover exchange of fire over the Republican plan to revamp medical care program for seniors. This full week, two Democratic groups launched radio ads and calls in the districts of more than 25 House Republicans. A GOP-leaning group, 60 Plus, responded using its own campaign of radio ads, immediate mail and calls generally in most of the same districts . Related StoriesUse of observation remains may lead to financial burden for some Medicare patientsGenomic Health announces Medicare protection for Oncotype DX prostate cancer tumor testNew across-the-plank Medicare cuts may place many individuals and providers at riskRoll Contact: DCCC Attempts To Fight 60 Plus Ad Marketing campaign The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will issue targeted pr announcements in the districts of vulnerable Republicans on Thursday to fight a new ad campaign from the conservative retiree group 60 Plus Association.