News & Events
Chetan Shenoy, MD, has been named a winner of the ASCI's 2018 Young Physician-Scientist Award. Dr. Shenoy’s was among 117 nominations submitted for the 2018 Award and reviewed by the ASCI Meeting Committee. From these, 35 nominees were selected on the basis of accomplishments to date and the quality of proposed abstracts.
Dr. Shenoy will receive a $500 honorarium at the AAP/ASCI/APSA Joint Meeting, and will present his work at the ASCI's Food & Science Evening on April 21, 2018. He will also be a guest at the ASCI President's Reception and the ASCI Dinner on April 20.
Lin Yee Chen, MD, MS has just been awarded a new R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, "Left Atrial Abnormality and Atrial Fibrillation-Related Cerebral Infarcts and Cognitive Decline" (R01HL141288, 2018-2022). The overarching goal of this project is to clarify whether it is AF per se, or the underlying left atrial abnormality, that is the principal driver of outcomes that are currently attributable to AF.
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.
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.
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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