WCVI News & Announcements

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


Congratulations Dr. Kolachalama  Grant Number 1RO1HL159620 Project Title:  Mechanisms of drug- coated balloon therapy Project Period:   9/1/2021 – 8/31/2025  

Katya Ravid, DSc New Grant

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ravid on her new grant! Grant Number RO1HL158670 Project Title  Megakaryocyte Mechanosensing Toward Platelet Biogenesis Project Period September 1, 2021 - 7/31/2025

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