Katya Ravid Named Inaugural Incumbent, Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine

Katya Ravid, DSc, Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, has been selected as the inaugural incumbent of the Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine. Dr. Ravid is nationally and internationally recognized for seminal discoveries in the field of megakaryocyte and platelet biology. Early in her career, she discovered a unique transcriptional signature consisting of several non-tissue […]

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Dr. Jingyan Han publication

Congratulations to Dr. Jingyan Han on her publication in Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, section Cardiovascular Metabolism. Alcohol binge drinking selectively stimulates protein S- glutathionylation in aorta and liver of ApoE −/− mice, by Kerstin Seidel, Xueping Wan, Mo Zhang, Yuxiang Zhou, Mengwei Zang, Jingyan Han. Article Link

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DOM/Evans Days 2020 Award Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to the following award recipients: Citizenship Award Mike Kirber, PhD – Research Implementation Research Mentoring Award Katya Ravid, DSc – Cardiovascular Medicine Evans Center IBR Research Collaborator of the Year Award Jessica Fetterman, PhD – Vascular Biology Vijaya Kolachalama, PhD – Computational Biomedicine

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June 2019: Grant Announcements

June 14, 2019 Grant Number: 1R01HL145985-01A1 Principal Investigator(s): Flora Sam, MD Project Title: Mechanistic underpinnings of increased adipose tissue in HFpEF Project Period: 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2023 June 14, 2019 Grant Number: 1R21AA026922-01A1 Principal Investigator(s):JINGYAN HAN, PHD Project Title: Alcohol-induced dysregulation of thiol homeostasis and endothelial function Project Period: 05/15/2019 – 04/30/2021

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WCVI 2019 Pilot Grant Announcement 

WCVI 2019 Pilot Grant Announcement  Congratulations to David Pimentel, MD and Markus Bachschmid, PhD (who submitted a combined proposal) and Frank Naya, PhD (on the Charles River Campus) for having been awarded the 2019 WCVI Pilot awards. Each Award is worth $25,000 for one year.  “C-Terminal BNP as a novel marker of Cardiac dysfunction” David […]

Franco Puleo wins American Physiological Society’s Porter Fellowship

May 20, 2019 Franco Puleo, a PhD student in the Wainford Lab, has been awarded an American Physiological Society’s Porter Fellowship that includes a full year stipend.  Project title: “Sympathetic nervous system regulation of the NCC in salt sensitive hypertension”   American Physiological Society’s Porter Fellowship.  

Pilot Grant Announcement 2019

WCVI Pilot Grant The Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute (WCVI) seeks pilot projects from Investigators from the WCVI.  For more information about the pilot and how to apply, click here: WCVI pilot grant announcement 2019 Key Dates Full Application Receipt Deadline: May 1, 2019 Funding Decision Date: June 1, 2019 Funding Start Date: July 1, 2019 For questions contact Nancy Clinton at nclinton@bu.edu

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