Stanford Cardiovascular Institute Seed Grants
2020 Seed Grant Award Recipients
Research Co-funded by the MCHRI
"Development of Optogenetic Thrombin for Light-directed Hemostasis During Unifocalization Surgery"
PI: Mark Skylar-Scott, PhD
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering
Collaborator: Doff McElhinney, MD
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Pediatric Cardiac Surgery) and Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Co-PI: Michael Ma, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Collaborator: Steven Boxer, PhD
Camille Dreyfrus Professor of Chemistry
"The Heart of the Matter: Functional Impact of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure"
PI: Ronglih Liao, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Collaborator: Sean Wu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Research Funded by the Steven M. Gootter Foundation
"Human Bone Marrow Derived Bilayer Smooth Muscle -Endothelial Progenitor Cell sheets Augment Post-infarction Ventricular Function: Implication for Multi-lineage Cellular Tissue Engineering Clinical Translation"
PI: Yasuhiro Shudo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Collaborator: Y. Joseph Woo, MD
Norman E. Shumway Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery