Jimena Guidice, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology & Physiology & McAllister member, has been awarded an RO1 from the NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences for her project entitled “Alternative splicing regulation and membrane trafficking.” The new grant will provide 5 years of funding.
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Todd Cohen and Jonathan Schisler were awarded $3.1 million for a new research grant from the National Institute on Aging titled “Dual CHIP Functions Control Tau Triage in Alzheimer’s Disease”. The five-year award combines the expertise of the two young investigators, allowing them to study novel concepts of the regulation of tau, a protein that … Read more
Kathleen Caron, PhD discusses her research on the heart’s lymphatic system and related gender differences in American Scientist. Read the full feature.
Kerry Dorr, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in Conlon Lab, has a new publication in Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, “Proteomic-based approaches to cardiac development and disease.”
Liu Lab has published a new article in Circulation, “Lin28a Regulates Pathological Cardiac Hypertrophic Growth through Pck2-Mediated Enhancement of Anabolic Synthesis.” This research is featured in Vital Signs, which points out that the study’s discovery that RNA-binding protein Lin28a is needed for the development of pathological hypertrophy may have considerable impact on the development of … Read more
Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and associate director of MHI, was selected by Triangle Business Journal as a 2019 Health Care Hero. The award rewards accomplishments in all areas of medicine.
Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, associate director of UNC’s McAllister Heart Institute, has been awarded a $1.8-million research grant from the NIH starting January 1st, 2019 to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying cell fate determination of human cardiomyocytes. Li Qian, PhD, associate professor of pathology, associate director of McAllister Heart … Read more
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)
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 … Read more
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 … Read more