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Postdoctoral Student, Ameya Chaudhari, Receives GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Fellowship Award

May 17, 2023

Congratulations to Ameya Chaudhari, a postdoctoral student, in Dr. Nguyen’s Lab, for recently receiving a GSK Fellowship Award. The GSK Fellowship is strategically awarded to applicants who have made an outstanding contribution to the graduate program, demonstrate evidence of outstanding research accomplishments, and have the potential for a highly successful career that will have a … Continued

Boa Kim, Ph.D. Receives Pilot & Feasibility (P&F) Award From The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) And The Supporting, Promoting And Launching The Expansion Of Nutrition, Diabetes And Obesity Researchers-North Carolina (SPLENDOR-NC) Program

May 17, 2023

Congratulations to Boa Kim, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Lineberger Cancer Center, for the receipt of P&F award from the UNC NORC and SPLENDOR-NC Program. The grant, titled, “Do endothelial lipid droplets buffer the kinetics of lipid transport?”, is a 1-year grant. SPLENDOR-NC … Continued

John S. Ikonomidis, M.D., Ph.D. And Adam Akerman, Ph.D. Publish In The Journal Of Thoracic And Cardiovascular Surgery (JTCVS) And The Journal PLOS ONE

May 3, 2023

Congratulations to John S. Ikonomidis, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Adam Akerman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, for publishing articles, titled “Therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem cells and their secreted extracellular vesicles in thoracic aortic aneurysm disease” and “A standardized method for plasma extracellular vesicle … Continued

Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., In Collaboration With Arthur P. Arnold, Ph.D., Publishes In The Journal Nature Cardiovascular Research

May 3, 2023

Congratulations to Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Genetics, in collaboration with Arthur P. Arnold, Ph.D., Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), for publishing article, titled “Sex-chromosome mechanisms in cardiac development and disease”, in the journal Nature Cardiovascular Research. The work was featured on the cover of … Continued

Alumnae Graduate Student, Danielle Buglak, Publishes In eLife Magazine

April 7, 2023

Congratulations to Danielle Buglak, Ph.D., a Cell Biology and Physiology alumnae graduate student, formerly in the Bautch Lab, for publishing article, titled “Nuclear SUN1 stabilizes endothelial cell junctions via microtubules to regulate blood vessel formation”, in eLife magazine. The work is a beautiful study of how a nuclear-membrane localized protein affects endothelial cell junctions and … Continued

Undergraduate Student, Ricardo Scheufen Tieghi, And Postdoctoral Fellow, Pauline Bougaran, Receive 2023 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Award From National Institute Of Standards And Technology (NIST)

April 7, 2023

Congratulations to Ricardo Scheufen Tieghi, an undergraduate student, and his mentor, Dr. Pauline Bougaran, a postdoctoral fellow, both in Dr. Bautch’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2023 SURF award from NIST. This award provides funds to do research in the Bautch Lab on nuclear SUN proteins in vascular biology.

Jonathan Schisler, MS, Ph.D. Presents And Moderates At The 2023 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Serological Sciences Network (SeroNet) Investigators Meeting

April 7, 2023

Congratulations to Jonathan Schisler, MS, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, for presenting and moderating at the 2023 NCI SeroNet Investigators Meeting. Dr. Schisler did a great job presenting and moderating on the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) campus, featuring his work with SAS Software, Matthew Wolfgang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology; Faculty Director, … Continued

Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D. Selected As Director Of Faculty Advancement For University Of North Carolina (UNC) School Of Medicine’s (SOM) Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development (FALD)

April 7, 2023

Congratulations to Joan M. Taylor, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pathology, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for being selected to serve as the Director of Faculty Advancement for the UNC SOM’s FALD. Dr. Taylor will develop and disseminate resources pertaining to Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT), serve as an APT liaison between … Continued

Doctorate Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Student, Mairead Heavey, Receives 2023 Feng Liu Award From The University Of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Division Of Pharmacoengineering And Molecular Pharmaceutics (DPMP)

March 22, 2023

Congratulations to Mairead Heavey, a Ph.D. student, who received a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University at Buffalo, a member of Dr. Nguyen’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2023 Feng Liu Award from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s DPMP. This award is given to a UNC DPMP student who … Continued