• Jop van Berlo Awarded King Asst. Professorship

    Jop van Berlo, M.D., Ph.D has been awarded the Lois and Richard King Assistant Professorship in the Department of Medicine. This position is awarded based on scholarly inquiry and academic success in basic science research. The award is $50k/yr until the holder is promoted to associate professor.

  • February is National Heart Month!

    LHI and the Cardiovascular Division have events planned throughout the month.

  • LHI Scholars

    Now Taking Applications!

    The LHI Summer Scholars Program is now taking applications for its 2017 session.
    Application deadline is February 15; Check out the application info >

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News

Jop van Berlo, M.D., Ph.D has been awarded the Lois and Richard King Assistant Professorship in the Department of Medicine.

Lillehei Heart Institute Faculty member Naoko Koyano-Nakagawa, Ph.D. has been awarded the 2015 Dr. Marvin and Hadassah Bacaner Research Award in cardiology.