Protein controls blood vessel formation, offers new drug target

December 2007 News Release: After an injury, the body grows new blood vessels to repair damaged tissue. But sometimes too much growth causes problems, as when new blood vessels in the eyes leak, causing diabetic retinopathy and blindness if not treated.

2007 Department Newsletter

Department updates from the past year.

Leslie Parise Elected as an AAAS Fellow

Dr Parise receiving certificate from David Baltimore, AAAS President

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Parise, a Professor & Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who was elected as a 2007 AAAS fellow.

Kuhlman Earns Searle Scholar Award, Sloan Research Fellow Award, and Beckman Young Investigator Award

Brian Kuhlman, PhD

Brian Kuhlman, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, has been simultaneously honored with the prestigious Searle Scholar Award, the Sloan Research Fellow Award, and the Beckman Young Investigator Award.