Jonathan Schisler, PhD is an editor, along with Monte Willis (Indiana University) and Cecelia Yates (University of Pittsburgh) of a new book, Fibrosis in Disease: An Organ-based Guide to Disease Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Considerations (Humana Press, 2019)
Yearly Archives: 2018
Several MHI postdocs have received postdoctoral fellowships from the American Heart Association. Congratulations to all! Danielle Berlin, postdoctoral fellow at Bautch Lab, received a fellowship for her project Centrosome Number as a Regulator of Endothelial Cell-Cell Junctions and Lumenization. Simone Rossi of Griffith Lab received a fellowship for her project Experimental and Computational Biomechanics of … Continued
Kathleen Caron, Chris Mack, and Joan Taylor are recipients of the inaugural Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring Award from the Office of Graduate Education.This new award recognizes these faculty members’ dedication to graduate training. Faculty were nominated by current and former students. Faculty members also submitted letters of support, and a committee of graduate education … Continued
Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, will serve as the associate director of the McAllister Heart Institute (MHI), a role that will allow her to work closely with Victoria Bautch, PhD, and Rick Stouffer, MD, co-directors of MHI, to support the basic cardiovascular and translational research efforts of the institute. Read … Continued
Conlon Lab and former post doc Chris Slagel, in collaboration with Ivan Moskowitz’s lab (University of Chicago), have a new publication in PNAS demonstrating that cardiac signaling is required for the initiation of lung formation in air breathing vertebrates: Evolutionarily conserved Tbx5–Wnt2/2b pathway orchestrates cardiopulmonary development.
Boyce Griffith, PhD, Associate Professor of Mathematics, member of the McAllister Heart Institute, and Adjunct Faculty in the Departments of Applied Physical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, has received a $2.8-million award from the National Institutes of Health for a new 5-year project, Multiscale Modeling of Clotting Risk in Atrial Fibrillation. Read more here.
Please come out and support the Fall Seminar Series 2018. We have some amazing speakers coming to speak. We hope to see you there. Review flyers for details. 2018 Seminar Series Flyer_Sept-December
Zhou Yang, postdoc in Qian Lab, was selected to receive the Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Two UNC scientists, Jian Liu, Distinguished Professor in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Division of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry and Rafal Pawlinski, Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Member of McAllister Heart Institute, have been awarded a 1.6-million, four-year grant from the NIH-NHLBI to investigate the potential therapeutic effect … Continued
Raju Khatri, PhD, DABT, a postdoctoral fellow in Craig Lee’s laboratory has been awarded a 2-year AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “Predicting Maternal Changes in Antihypertensive Drug Metabolism and Exposure During Pregnancy.”