Congratulations to James Faber, Ph.D., Professor, for the receipt of R01 from National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH-NINDS) and for publishing papers on genetic and lifestyle risk factors for MRI-defined brain infarcts and risk factors for acute ischemic stroke caused by large vessel occlusion in the journals Neurology and Stroke, … Read more
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Congratulations to Boyce Griffith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics, Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences & Biomedical Engineering, for having his use of computational models of the human heart to improve the prediction and treatment of cardiac diseases featured in Carolina Endeavors. Dr. Griffith’s article is featured in the April, 2019 edition of Carolina Endeavors … Read more
Congratulations to Jiandong Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, for the receipt of Transformational Project Award from the American Heart Association. Dr. Liu received grant for his studies to investigate metabolic regulation of cardiac growth.
Congratulations to Natalie Tanke & Karina Kinghorn, graduate students in Vicki Bautch’s lab, for speaking at Women In Sciences’ biology classes for National DNA Day. Natalie and Karina spoke to biology students about isolating their own DNA, as well as solving a crime using gel electrophoresis data.
Congratulations to Erica E. Peters, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UNC Center for Nanomedicine, Kibbe Lab, for publishing paper on peptide amphiphile supramolecular nanostructures as a targeted therapy for atherosclerosis in Bioscience. Dr. Peters’ paper is featured on the cover of the May, 2019 edition of Macromolecular Bioscience and can be read online now.
Congratulations to Molly Kulikauskas, a CBP graduate student in Vicki Bautch’s lab for recently receiving a prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Congratulations to Hong Ma, Ph.D., M.D., a Research Associate in Jiandong Liu’s laboratory, for receipt of prestigious American Heart Career Development Award. Dr. Ma received this award for his studies to explore metabolic reprogramming in cardiac hypertrophy. This funding mechanism provides $231,000 over 3 years and is designed to support highly promising healthcare and academic professionals during … Read more
Congratulations to William Polacheck, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology for publishing paper on Microfabricated blood vessels in Nature Protocols. Dr. Polacheck’s paper will be featured on the cover of the next edition of Nature Protocols but can be read online now.
Congratulations to Jimena Giudice, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology for the receipt of Career Development Award from the American Heart Association. Dr. Giudice received grant for her studies to investigate the functional implications of alternative splicing in cardiac biology. It is a 3-year grant for $210,000.
Congratulations to Michael Bressan, Ph.D., a MHI member and Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology for the receipt of Career Development Award from the American Heart Association.