2010 CVI Seed Grants Recipients

Five $50,000 seed grants were awarded in 2010 addressing the question: How does the cardiovascular system age?

PI: Tim Assimes, MD, PhD

Collaborators: John Ioannidis, Marcia Stefanick, Manisha Desai, Josh Knowles and Marco Perez.

Comprehensive and real time assessment of a genetic risk score for cardiovascular disease in the Women's Health Initiative  

PI: Joshua Spin, MD, PhD

Collaborators: Junya Azuma, Alicia Deng, Lars Maegdefessel, Philip S. Tsao, Atul Butte, Alex A. Morgan

Effects of Aging and Gender on Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Development, and the Role of MicroRNAs

PI: Alex Dunn, PhD

Nanoscale in situ force measurements to uncover the roles of mechanical force in age-associated ventricular hypertrophy

PI: Francois Haddad, MD

Co-PIS: S Shen-Orr, C Weyand, M. Davis, Collaborators: Ingela Schnittger, D Liang, .J Montoya, A Butte, MD, PhD

Telomere Biology & Cardiovascular Aging in Healthy Volunteers

PI: Helen Blau, PhD

Collaborators: F Blankenburg, F Mourkioti, s Sampath, S Sampath, M McConnell

Novel metabolic imaging of age-related redox changes and cardiomyopathy in Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy