News & Events


Tania Incitti

Tania Incitti, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Associate in the lab of Rita Perlingeiro, was awarded first place among post-doctoral scholars in the Young Investigators Competition held during the Visscher Symposium on June 6, 2017. The title of her abstract was "Genomic profiling reveals novel PAX7 targets CD54, integrin α9β1 and SDC2, as markers for isolation of human ES/iPS cell-derived muscle progenitors." Tania has been a member of the Perlingeiro lab since January, 2016.

Rita Perlingeiro

LHI researcher Rita Perlingeiro, Ph.D. has dicovered a  potential life-saving treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) using a designed antibody to block the activity of endoglin in the cancer cells.

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Brenda Ogle

LHI member Brenda Ogle heas been leading research to create a bio-engineered patch to repair damaged hearts. The patch is created using a laser-based bio-3D printer to create a mesh infused with cardiac stem cells which then develop in a dish. 

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Jop van Berlo

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. It has been established to honor and recognize the achievements of Lois and Richard King, M.D., and to attract and retain an outstanding faculty member at the level of assistant professor in the tenure-track or research track (*pre-tenure) within the Department of Medicine, doing basic science research.

Naoko Koyano

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


Featured Events

Red Hot Soirée

Biennial: Next Soirée Spring of 2017
The Depot, Downtown Minneapolis

LHI Lecture Series

Every Wednesday, September through June
Noon to 1:00pm


Annually in July or August

Event Calendar

The calendar below lists LHI events. The default view is all events, but you can use the links at the right to view only the LHI Lecture Series or only non-LHI lecture events.