Congratulations to the Lab of Victoria L. Bautch, Ph.D., Beverly Long Chapin Distinguished Professor of Biology; Co-Director, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for publishing their exciting review of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signaling in blood vessels in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. The work from Dr. Bautch’s Lab was led by Cell Biology and … Read more
Monthly Archives: January 2022
Congratulations to the Lab of William Polacheck, Ph.D., an MHI member and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Member, Cell Biology and Physiology Curriculum, UNC Medicine; Member, Comparative Medicine Institute, NCSU, for publishing a new microfluidic platform for vascular biology in Biofabrication. Dr. Gi-Hun Lee and colleagues in the lab addressed shortcomings with previous vascular organ-on-chip … Read more
Congratulations to Jonathan Schisler, MS, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, in collaboration with Matthew Wolfgang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, for being selected as finalists for the 2022 Creativity Hub Award. Their research creativity hub, CTSB-RID (Center for Therapeutic Systems Biology of Respiratory Infections Diseases), seeking a better understanding of the … Read more
Congratulations to Brian C. Jensen, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, in collaboration with current and former MHI members, Silvio Antoniak, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, also a member of the UNC Blood Research Center, and Zhaokang Cheng, Ph.D., former postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Taylor’s Lab and current Postdoctoral Research … Read more
Congratulations to Sophie Maiocchi, a postdoctoral fellow in the Bahnson Research Group, for recently receiving a K99/R00 pathway to independence award from the NIH’s NHLBI. Sophie’s project is titled “Targeted Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease and Its Clinical Complications”.
Congratulations to Kirsten Giesbrecht, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mathematics, advised by and in the lab of Boyce Griffith, Ph.D., for recently receiving a predoctoral fellowship from AHA. Her project, which will be joint with the lab of Michael Bressan, Ph.D., an MHI member and Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, aims … Read more
Congratulations to the Lab of Boyce Griffith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics, Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences & Biomedical Engineering, in collaboration with Thomas G. Caranasos, M.D., Director, Adult Cardiac Surgery; Assistant Professor of Surgery, John P. Vavalle, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, UNC Structural Heart Disease Program; Associate Program Director, … Read more