CVI Travel Award Winners

May 2023

Felix Atzert

Medical Student

William Goodyer, MD, PhD


Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing of the Murine Cardiac Conduction System Reveals Transcriptional Regulators Associated with Conduction Development and Disease

July 31 – Aug. 3, 2023, Boston, MA

Sarasa Isobe, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Cardiology

Marlene Rabinovitch, MD


Loss of BMPR2 Links Unrepaired DNA Damage to Reduced FOXF1 and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Keystone Symposia, Z8: Pulmonary Hypertension: State of the Art and Therapeutic Opportunities
June 25 – 28, 2023
Santa Fe, NM

Nerea Jimenez Tellez, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Cardiovascular Institute

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD


Effects of Nicotine on Human-induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Endothelial Cells

AHA Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science (ATRAC 2.0) 2023 Annual Meeting
April 10 – 12, 2023, Louisville, KY

Fikunwa Kolawole, PhD

PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering and Travel Award Outreach Awardee

Daniel Ennis, PhD


Evaluating Passive Myocardial Stiffness using in vivo cine, cDTI, and tagged MRI

International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH2023)
June 19 – 22, 2023, Lyon, France

Lingfeng Luo, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Vascular Surgery

Nicholas Leeper, MD


Identifying Novel Drug Candidates to Improve Efferocytosis in Atherosclerosis

AHA: Vascular Discovery 2023: From Genes to Medicine
May 10–13, 202, Boston, MA

Danielle Mullis

Medical Student

Anson Lee, MD


Twenty-year Single-center Experience Of Catheter Ablation Of Ventricular Tachycardia And Progression To Heart Transplantation

July 31 – Aug. 3, 2023, Boston, MA

Allison Peng, MD

Resident, Department of Medicine

Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH


Opportunistic Screening of Incidental Coronary Artery Calcium with Deep-Learning Algorithm on Non-ECG-Gated Chest CT Imaging and Association with Cardiovascular Events and Mortality

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

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