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.