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Brian C. Jensen M.D. Featured In UNC Health | UNC School of Medicine’s Newsroom

January 27, 2023

Congratulations to Brian C. Jensen, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, for having his research on kinase inhibitor cardiotoxicity featured in UNC Health | UNC School of Medicine’s Newsroom. Dr. Jensen is a cardiologist and physician-scientist in the UNC Department of Medicine and is working in both the lab and the clinic to reduce … Continued

Paul A. Dayton, Ph.D., In Collaboration With Gianmarco Pinton, Ph.D., Selected As Finalist For The 2022-2023 Creativity Hubs Award

January 27, 2023

Congratulations to Paul A. Dayton, Ph.D., William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, UNC & NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, UNC-Chapel Hill, Clinical Research, Breast Cancer, in collaboration with Gianmarco Pinton, Ph.D., Associate Professor, NC & NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, along with collaborators from the SOM and Lineberger Cancer Center, for … Continued

The McAllister Heart Institute Awarded Undergraduate Summer Program Grant From American Heart Association (AHA)

December 14, 2022

Congratulations to the McAllister Heart Institute for the receipt of Undergraduate Summer Program grant from AHA. The grant proposal was spearheaded by Jonathan Schisler, MS, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, and prepared under the leadership of research associate, Rebekah Sanchez-Hodge, in collaboration with past and present undergraduates in Dr. Schisler’s lab and MHI contracts … Continued

Juliane Nguyen, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Awarded R01 Grant From The National Institutes Of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute (NHLBI)

December 2, 2022

Congratulations to Juliane Nguyen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Member of McAllister Heart Institute, Associate Professor, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, for the receipt of R01 grant from the NIH’s NHLBI. The 1.9M grant provides funds to develop a living drug depot to treat heart attacks.  Read More…

The Qian Lab Publishes In The Journal Cell Stem Cell

October 18, 2022

Congratulations to the Lab of Li Qian, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for publishing article, titled “Cross-lineage potential of Ascl1 uncovered by comparing diverse reprogramming regulatomes”, in the journal Cell Stem Cell. The work from the Qian Lab’s team was co-first-authored by postdoctoral fellow, Haofei Wang, and M.D./Ph.D. student, Benjamin Keepers. … Continued

The Giudice Lab Publishes In The Journal Communications Biology

October 4, 2022

Congratulations to the Lab of Jimena Giudice, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, for publishing paper, titled “Mechanical stretching induces global transcriptional and posttranscriptional transitions and changes in SR proteins in muscle cells.”, in the journal Communications Biology. The work from the Giudice Lab’s team was mainly driven … Continued

Integrative Vascular Biology (IVB) Trainee, Esteban Oyarzabal, Publishes Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Thesis In Science Advances

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Esteban Oyarzabal, former Ph.D. student, BBSP-Neurobiology, and IVB trainee in the Lab of Yen-Yu Ian Shih, Ph.D., Director, Center for Animal MRI; Associate Director, Biomedical Research Imaging Center; Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Biomedical Engineering, for publishing Ph.D. thesis, titled “Chemogenetic stimulation of tonic locus coeruleus activity strengthens the default mode network”, … Continued

Research Associate, Ziqing Liu, Ph.D., Accepts Offer From Medical College Of Wisconsin

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Ziqing Liu, Ph.D., a research assistant in Dr. Bautch’s Lab, for accepting an offer from the Medical College of Wisconsin for an assistant professor position. Dr. Liu will be joining the Department of Physiology at Medical College of Wisconsin. She will start her independent career in October, 2022!