Nigel Mackman, Ph.D. Awarded National Institutes of Health R01

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Nigel Mackman, Ph.D., John C. Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Co-Director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program, for the receipt of R01 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Dr. Mackman received grant, entitled “Mechanisms of Venous Thrombosis In Pancreatic Cancer”, to investigate the roles of tumor-derived, tissue factor-positive extracellular vesicles, the intrinsic coagulation … Continued

Brian Cooley, Ph.D. Publishes In The Journal Blood

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Brian Cooley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Core Director, Animal Surgery Core Laboratory, for publishing paper on vascular binding of therapeutic Factor IX in Hemophilia B in the journal Blood.  Dr. Cooley is the first author of the paper, which is featured in the April, 2019 edition of Blood and can be read online now.

James Faber, Ph.D. Awarded Renewal of National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke R01 & Publishes In The Journals Neurology And Stroke

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to James Faber, Ph.D., Professor, for the receipt of R01 from National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH-NINDS) and for publishing papers on genetic and lifestyle risk factors for MRI-defined brain infarcts and risk factors for acute ischemic stroke caused by large vessel occlusion in the journals Neurology and Stroke, … Continued

Boyce Griffith, Ph.D. Featured In Carolina Endeavors

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Boyce Griffith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics, Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences & Biomedical Engineering, for having his use of computational models of the human heart to improve the prediction and treatment of cardiac diseases featured in Carolina Endeavors.  Dr. Griffith’s article is featured in the April, 2019 edition of Carolina Endeavors … Continued

Erica B. Peters, Ph.D., Publishes In Macromolecular Bioscience

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Erica E. Peters, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UNC Center for Nanomedicine, Kibbe Lab, for publishing paper on peptide amphiphile supramolecular nanostructures as a targeted therapy for atherosclerosis in Bioscience.  Dr. Peters’ paper is featured on the cover of the May, 2019 edition of Macromolecular Bioscience and can be read online now.

Hong Ma, Ph.D., M.D. Receives Prestigious American Heart Career Development Award

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to Hong Ma, Ph.D., M.D., a Research Associate in Jiandong Liu’s laboratory, for receipt of prestigious American Heart Career Development Award.  Dr. Ma received this award for his studies to explore metabolic reprogramming in cardiac hypertrophy. This funding mechanism provides $231,000 over 3 years and is designed to support highly promising healthcare and academic professionals during … Continued

William Polacheck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Publishes In Nature Protocols

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to William Polacheck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology for publishing paper on Microfabricated blood vessels in Nature Protocols.  Dr. Polacheck’s paper will be featured on the cover of the next edition of Nature Protocols but can be read online now.