November 10, 2020

Congratulations to Sruthi Mantri, 3rd year medical student at Stanford, for receiving the Dorothy Dee & Marjorie Dee Helene Boring Trust Award for Medical Students and also for being accepted to continue her research in the Stanford Medical School Medical Scholars Program.

November 1, 2020

Congratulations to post-doctoral fellow Han Zhu for receiving the highly prestigious Sarnoff Scholar Award for her research on single cell profiling of patients and mice with immune checkpoint inhibitor-mediated myocarditis.

October 20, 2020

Congratulations to Sharon Paige, Francisco Galdos, Soah Lee, Julia Ryan, Sidra Xu and former lab members Adrija Darsha and Aimee Beck on their Circulation paper describing the contractile defect in cardiomyocytes from multiple hypoplastic left heart syndrome patient-derived iPSC and the presence of metabolic handling defects.

September 15, 2020

Congratulations to Will Goodyer, an Instructor of Pediatric Cardiology at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, for receiving the NIH/NHLBI K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award on his project to study the development of the cardiac conduction system.

July 2, 2020

Congratulations to former lab members Jan Buikema, Orlando Chirikian, Guang Li, Nazan Puluca, Benjamin Beyersdorf, James Hu, Aimee Beck, Sneha Venkatraman, Vahid Serpooshan and current members Soah Lee, Will Goodyer, Sharon Paige, Francisco Galdos for their seminal paper in Cell Stem Cell describing the activation of Wnt signaling and concurrent inhibition of cell-cell contact to induce, synergistically, the massive expansion of hiPSC-CMs for drug screen and tissue engineering applications.

July 1, 2020

Congratulations to former lab member Guang Li, currently an Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology at University of Pittsburgh, for his work in the Tabula Muris Consortium that recently published two papers in Nature describing the single cell transcriptomic atlas of ageing tissues in the mouse and organ-specific temporal signatures of ageing hallmarks.

June 1, 2020

Congratulations to former lab members Nazan Puluca and Markus Krane and current members Soah Lee and Francisco Galdos for their paper in Advanced Biosystems describing the use of a magnetically levitating microfluidic system to separate cardiomyocytes from neutral lipid storage disease patient-derived hiPSCs that exhibit increased intracellular lipid accumulation.

May 25, 2020

Congratulations to Zachary Sexton for successfully passing his Department of Bioengineering PhD qualifying examination. His PhD thesis will be focused on computational fluid dynamic analysis of vascular network with experimental validation of fluid dynamic properties of simulated vessel network generated by 3D bioprinting.

April 20, 2020

Congratulations to Han Zhu on her paper in Current Cardiology Reports describing the potential viral toxicities and host immune responses that may underlie cardiovascular complications in patients with COVID-19.