Dear MHI Colleagues: MHI is here to support you during these exceptional times! We hope this finds you finding time to advance aspects of your work supported remotely, supporting your trainees and staff, and taking time to take care of yourself. We are here if you have any questions or concerns. … Continued
Congratulations to Gabrielle Gentile, a second-year genetics and molecular biology graduate student, who received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently a part of the Mechanistic and Interdisciplinary Training Program (MiBio), and to Nicole Rivera, a PrepScholar, who received her B.S. from the University of Puerto Rico Cayey, both in … Continued
Congratulations to Jean Marie Mwiza, a graduate research assistant in Dr. Bergmeier’s Lab, for recently receiving a prestigious predoctoral fellowship from AHA. Jean Marie’s fellowship provides stipend support for 2 years for his project, titled “Determining the Platelet Signaling Pathway(s) Critical in Venous Thrombosis Pathogenesis”.
Congratulations to Wolfgang Bergmeier, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, in collaboration with a multi-institutional team, for publishing article in the journal Science Advances. Their research, titled “Platelets Trigger Perivascular Mast Cell Degranulation To Cause Inflammatory Responses and Tissue Injury”, was published in the March 18, 2020 edition of Science Advances and can … Continued
Congratulations to Xue Bai, Ph.D., an assistant professor in Dr. Taylor’s Lab, for the receipt of Pilot & Feasibility Program grant from UNC NORC. Dr. Bai received grant, titled “GRAF1 Regulates Brown and Beige Fat Formation and Function”. It is a 1-year grant for $39,000.
Congratulations to the lab of Victoria L Bautch, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Biology; Co-Director, UNC McAllister Heart Institute, for having their research featured on the cover of Carolina Scientific. The Bautch Lab’s research was recently highlighted in Carolina Scientific, a publication put out by UNC undergraduates. Ms. Sarah Yaejin Kim interviewed Dr. Victoria Bautch and … Continued
Congratulations to Hussein Kassam, postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Kibbe’s Lab, for publishing in the journal, Nanomaterials. This interdisciplinary study with collaborators at Northwestern University shows that nanoscale materials can be used to target a chemokine involved in both neointimal hyperplasia and atherosclerosis. The work, led by Hussein, is featured in the February 28, 2020 edition … Continued
Congratulations to the lab of Maya Styner, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, for publishing paper, entitled “Exercise Degrades Bone in Caloric Restriction, Despite Suppression of Marrow Adipose Tissue (MAT)” in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Their paper is featured in the January, 2020 edition of the Journal of … Continued
Congratulations to the lab of Wolfgang Bergmeier, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, in collaboration with the lab of Sharon Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, for having their research featured on the cover of JTH. Their research, entitled “Subcellular localization of Rap1 GTPase activator CalDAG‐GEFI is orchestrated by interaction of its … Continued