WCVI News & Announcements

Congratulations to Francesca Seta, PhD, for promotion to Associate Professor!

Francesca Seta, PhD, BUSM, Medicine/Vascular Biology, focuses on the biology of vascular smooth muscle and its contribution to maladaptive vascular remodeling associated with arterial stiffness and aortic aneurysms/dissections, two vascular conditions with no current therapies. She has identified novel vascular smooth muscle-specific molecular mechanisms, which could be targeted therapeutically to... More

Congratulations to Robert Eberhardt, MD for promotion to Clinical Professor!

  Robert Eberhardt, MD, BUSM, Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, directs the vascular medicine service and non-invasive vascular imaging laboratories at Boston Medical Center (BMC), positioned critically between medical and surgical service lines. He has served key roles on national credentialing and accrediting organizations involved in vascular medicine and vascular laboratory testing. More

Dr. Jingyan Han receives 2022 Wing Tat Lee Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jingyan Han for receiving  a 2022 Wing Tat Lee award, funded to establish cooperative research programs between BUSM and Chinese universities (with a preference for Hong Kong).   Jingyan Han, PhD, assistant professor of vascular biology, and Weiye Song, PhD, professor of photonics at Shandong University, will develop a... More

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Welcome Dr. Serrano

Please Join us in welcoming Dr. Angie Serrano to the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute and the Vascular Biology Department!! Dr. Serrano joined the CVI as an Assistant Professor on January 1, 2022.

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WCVI Pilot Grant Announcement

The Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute has a new pilot grant opportunity. It is open to all CVI basic and clinical postdocs and fellows as well as to Instructors and Assistant Professors. Please click on the link for application information. Please contact Nancy if you have any questions, nclinton@bu.edu.  WCVI pilot grant announcement

Robert Dawson Evans Distinguished Professors of Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. Emelia Benjamin for being selected as a Robert Dawson Evans Distinguished Professors of Medicine. The honorific designation acknowledges faculty at the Professorial rank whose academic achievements have had an exceptional impact on their field in research, education, or clinical care. The award includes a stipend of $125,000... More

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Congratulations Dr. Alice Jacobs!

Alice K. Jacobs, MD, Honored by AHA Alice K. Jacobs, MD, FACC, FAHA, MSCAI, professor of medicine, was awarded the James B. Herrick Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cardiology by the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Council on Clinical Cardiology. This award honors a physician whose scientific achievements have contributed profoundly... More

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Nancy Clinton Named November’s Distinguished Staff of the Month

The Dean’s Office is pleased to announce that Nancy Clinton has been named Distinguished Staff of the Month for November. Nancy is the administrative director of the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute and of the Vascular Biology Section of the Department of Medicine. She joined the BUSM community in 1994. Her nominators said, “Nancy... More