2013 Inaugural CVI Postdoctoral Travel Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural CVI Postdoctoral Travel Awards:

Ivan Carcamo-Oribe (Josh Knowles Lab)
Abstract: Modeling Insulin Resistance Through iPSC Technology
Meeting: International Society for Stem Cell Research

Gadryn Higgs & Alexandre Ribeiro (Beth Pruitt Lab)
Abstract: Inducing Variations in the Shortening of Single Cardiomyocytes with Localized Mechanical Stimulation
Meeting: International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology

Clint L. Miller (Thomas Quertermous Lab)
Abstract: Disease-relevant pathways modulate a cis-regulatory element at the TCF21 coronary heart disease locus
Meeting: Gordon Research Conference on Human Genetics and Genomics

Nils P. Nickel (Marlene Rabinovitch Lab)
Abstract: The Elastase Inhibitor Elafin Restores Endothelial Cell Homeostasis In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension And Attenuates Vascular Remodeling In The Sugen/Hypoxia Rat Model
Meeting: American Thoracic Society International Conference

Stephen Pan (Euan Ashley Lab)
Abstract: Cardiac Structural and Sarcomere Genes Associated with Cardiomyopathy Exhibit Marked Intolerance of Genetic Variation

Meeting: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Chirag J. Patel (John PA Ioannidis Lab)
Abstract: Environment-wide Association Studies to Connect Multiple Personal Exposures to Health
Meeting: International Society for Exposure Sciences

Julia D. Ransohoff (Joseph Wu Lab)
Abstract: Blockade of Costimulatory Molecule Signaling Promotes Survival of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells by Inducing T Cell Immunoglobulin 3 Upregulation and Improves Cardiac Function
Meeting: International Society for Stem Cell Research

Vahid Serpooshan (Pilar Ruiz-Lozano Lab)
Abstract: Engineered Epicardium Activates Cardiac Regeneration
Meeting: Weinstein Cardiovascular Development Conference

Joshua M. Spin (Philip Tsao Lab)
Abstract: MicroRNA-24 Controls Macrophage Survival in Murine Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm via Chi3l1
Meeting: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions

Ke Yuan (Vinicio de Jesus Perez Lab)
Abstract: Impaired Pulmonary Angiogenesis in IPAH Is Linked To Abnormal Pericyte Function And Reduced Endothelial-Pericyte Interactions
Meeting: American Thoracic Society International Conference

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