Dear MHI Colleagues: MHI is here to support you during these exceptional times! We hope this finds you finding time to advance aspects of your work supported remotely, supporting your trainees and staff, and taking time to take care of yourself. We are here if you have any questions or concerns. … Read more
Monthly Archives: April 2020
Congratulations to Sandra Stangeland-Molo, a second-year Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering, NCSU/UNC, who received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, currently in Dr. Cole’s Lab, for recently receiving Honorable Mention in the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Congratulations to Jacqueline H. Cole, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Director, Orthopaedic Mechanobiology Lab Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University (NCSU) & University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNCCH) for publishing papers, titled “A minimally invasive technique for serial intraosseous perfusion measurements in the murine tibia using laser Doppler flowmetry” and “Assessing changes in attitudes … Read more
Congratulations to Jonathan Schisler, M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, for the receipt of grant from the National Institute On Aging. Dr. Schisler received grant to study how disease-causing mutations in key enzymes involved in protein quality control cause a loss in motor function and accelerated aging that impacts several organ systems. It is … Read more
Congratulations to Gabrielle Gentile, a second-year genetics and molecular biology graduate student, who received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently a part of the Mechanistic and Interdisciplinary Training Program (MiBio), and to Nicole Rivera, a PrepScholar, who received her B.S. from the University of Puerto Rico Cayey, both in … Read more
Congratulations to Jean Marie Mwiza, a graduate research assistant in Dr. Bergmeier’s Lab, for recently receiving a prestigious predoctoral fellowship from AHA. Jean Marie’s fellowship provides stipend support for 2 years for his project, titled “Determining the Platelet Signaling Pathway(s) Critical in Venous Thrombosis Pathogenesis”.
Congratulations to Wolfgang Bergmeier, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, in collaboration with a multi-institutional team, for publishing article in the journal Science Advances. Their research, titled “Platelets Trigger Perivascular Mast Cell Degranulation To Cause Inflammatory Responses and Tissue Injury”, was published in the March 18, 2020 edition of Science Advances and can … Read more
Congratulations to Xue Bai, Ph.D., an assistant professor in Dr. Taylor’s Lab, for the receipt of Pilot & Feasibility Program grant from UNC NORC. Dr. Bai received grant, titled “GRAF1 Regulates Brown and Beige Fat Formation and Function”. It is a 1-year grant for $39,000.
Congratulations to the lab of Victoria L Bautch, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Biology; Co-Director, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for having their research featured on the cover of Carolina Scientific. The Bautch Lab’s research was recently highlighted in Carolina Scientific, a publication put out by UNC undergraduates. Ms. Sarah Yaejin Kim interviewed Dr. Victoria Bautch and … Read more