2012 Seed Grant Winners
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 CVI seed grants.
This year, the CVI is funding a record 12 seed grants, with the generous help of the Lucile Packard Hospital. The funded proposals reflect the breadth and vision of the CVI - which is determined to be the international leader in cardiovascular research, education and health.
Eugene Butcher, MD
Coagulation Factor VIII: Endothelial Origin and Mechanisms of Cell-specific and Clinical Dysregulation
Rajesh Dash, MD
Arrhythmogenic Impact of Restorative Stem Cell Therapy in the Infarcted Porcine Myocardium
Ngan Huang, PhD
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Aligned Vascular Graft with Improved Patency
Michaela Kiernan, PhD
A Brief Assessment Tool for a Heart-Healthy Diet
Jason Merker, MD, PhD
Joshua Knowles, MD
Hybrid Genotyping of a Well-Phenotyped Healthy Control Population as a Community Resource for Exome Studies
Patricia Nguyen, MD
Evaluating the Risk of Low Dose Radiation:Are Patients Being Harmed by Medical Imaging Tests?
Marco Perez, MD
Genetic variation near HCRTR2 is Associated with Dramatic Improvement of Heart Function in Patients with Heart Failure
Edda Spiekerkoetter, PhD
Increasing BMP Signaling to Improve Right Ventricular Function in Congenital Heart Disease
Richard Zare, PhD
Conductive Nanoparticle Composites for Cardiac Implants