CVI Travel Award Winners

February 2023

Bettia Celestin, MD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Allergy and Immunology, and CVI Travel Award Outreach Awardee

Francois Haddad, MD


Grading Severity of Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Pulmonary Hypertension, a Mechanical Analysis

ISHLT 2023
April 19-22, 2023, Denver, CO

Narelli de Paiva Narciso

PhD Student, Materials Science and Engineering, and CVI Travel Award Outreach Awardee

Sarah Heilshorn, PhD


Injectable Hydrogels for the Delivery of Minicircle-based Myocardial Infarction Therapy

Society for Biomaterials: Annual Meeting and Exposition
April 19 -22, 2023, San Diego, CA

Asuka Eguchi, PhD

Instructor, Microbiology & Immunology – Baxter Laboratory

Helen Blau, PhD


Gene Therapy Strategies to Treat Heart Failure in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical & Scientific Conference
March 19-22, 2023, Dallas, TX

Neil Kalwani, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine

Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH


Persistent Sociodemographic Disparities in Cardiovascular Telemedicine Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic

72nd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology
March 4-6, 2023, New Orleans, LA

Masataka Nishiga, MD, PhD

Instructor, Cardiovascular Institute

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD


Parallel Characterization of Genetic Variants in Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy using Multiplexed Prime Editing in iPSCs

Keystone Symposia "Heart Development and Disease: From Genes to Cures"
February 12-15, 2023, Santa Fe, NM

Catherine Ward, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford Prevention Research Center

Christopher Gardner, PhD


Consuming a Vegan Diet Compared to Omnivore Diet Leads to No Significant Changes in Serum TMAO, Fasting Glucose, Insulin, or Vitamin B12: The Twins Nutrition Study (TwiNS) Randomized Controlled Trial

AHA Epi Lifestyle Scientific Sessions
February 28 – March 3, 2023, Boston, MA

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