Important Announcements

November 13, 2019

Please join the WCVI in congratulating María Valero Muñoz, PhD on her recent promotion (Oct 24th 2019) to faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine at BUSM. Way to go Maria! 


August 15, 2019

Grant number: 1R01HL142650-01A1

Principal Investigator: Noyan Gokce

Project title: Wnt signaling control of vascular phenotype in obesity

Project Period: 8/16/2019 – 7/31/2024


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


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 Pimentel, M.D./ Markus Bachschmid, Ph.D.

 

“Understanding Cardiomyocyte Metabolism through Analysis of an Imprinted Noncoding RNA locus”
Francisco (Frank) Naya, Ph.D.

Congratulations again and thanks to all who applied. There will be a new round of funding in the spring


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.