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NIH funding for multidisciplinary McAllister group

January 22, 2018

A multidisciplinary research group from McAllister Heart Institute was awarded a competitive renewal of their R01 from the NHLBI to further develop Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) ultrasound for noninvasively characterizing the structure and composition of carotid atherosclerotic plaque for assessing stroke risk. The research team spans several investigators and departments within McAllister Heart Institute: … Read more

McAllister Heart Institute receives funding to advance novel therapy for heart failure

January 4, 2018

A $1.9 million NIH grant will enable new studies of alpha-1-adrenergic receptors in the heart. Brian Jensen, MD, an associate professor in the division of cardiology and the department of pharmacology, and member of the McAllister Heart Institute, will serve as principal investigator for research that considers how metabolic alterations provide cardioprotection. Read more here.