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.
Department updates from the past year.
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, 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.