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William Polacheck 2021Congratulations to William Polacheck, Ph.D., an MHI member and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Member, Cell Biology and Physiology Curriculum, UNC Medicine; Member, Comparative Medicine Institute, NCSU, for the receipt of CDA from the AHA.

American Heart AssociationDr. Polacheck received this grant for his studies, titled, “The role of the Notch mechanosensory complex in the vascular endothelium”, and it funds a multidisciplinary approach, merging cell biology, microfluidics, and zebrafish models, to investigate the role of hemodynamics and fluid forces in governing Notch family receptor signaling and vascular morphogenesis.Professional Heart Daily