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Ikonomidis Receives NIH R56 Award from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

September 28, 2022

Congratulations to John Ikonomidis, MD, PhD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery on his NIH R56 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for “Device-Based Pathway Intervention: Mechanistic Study of Cellular Localization of Proteolytic Enzymes in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Disease”. 

Yeh and Collaborators receive 5 year NIH U01 Award

September 28, 2022

Dr. Jen Jen Yeh, in collaboration with Drs. Naim Rashid (UNC Biostatistis) and Susan Tsai (Medical College of Wisconsin) received a $4,616,009 NIH U01 award for the period 9/1/2022 – 8/31/2027 from the National Cancer Institute for the project entitled, “Integrating tumor and stroma to understand and predict treatment response”.

UNC Aortic Network – Fenestrated or Branched Endovascular Aortic Repair (F-BEVAR)

December 16, 2021

The Stars Aligned for Patient with Extensive Aortic Aneurysm Diagnosis In July of 2013, 60-year-old Cynthia Stingone, known to her friends and family as Cindy, had a persistent cold and cough. Living in Homestead, Florida, with her husband, they enjoyed the sun and sand while dealing with the occasional hurricanes and palmetto bugs that come … Read more

Customized Stent-Grafts for Patients

December 16, 2021

Starting His Care with UNC Harvey Jeffries is a former Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the Gillings School of Public Health. Over the years he has received support from doctors at UNC, making yearly trips for his annual physical with William J Yount, MD. “Dr. Yount had seen me for … Read more

Katharine McGinigle Receives Award from Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation

November 15, 2021

Congratulations to Katharine McGinigle, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. McGinigle received an award from the Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation (SVS) for her work entitled, “Using Precision Medicine to Define Adaptive Treatment Strategies for Patients with Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia.” The award is in the amount of $25,000. The mission … Read more

Stephanie Downs-Canner Awarded UNC Lineberger Development Award

March 18, 2021

Congratulations to Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery on receiving a UNC Lineberger Development Award. The UNC Lineberger Developmental Funding Program is intended to support the development of cancer research led by the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and to stimulate new … Read more

Avital Yohann, MD, Receives Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Award

February 10, 2021

Congratulations to Avital (Tali) Yohann, MD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, who was offered a position in the 2020-2021 class of the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program. This mentored training opportunity is based in Malawi over the duration of the award, where she will gain experience and expertise in the conduct of research. The program provides … Read more