Nayak receives AHA career development award

Manasa Nayak, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, received a three-year, $231,000 American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award. Nayak previously earned an AHA postdoctoral fellowship in 2018. With this new AHA funding, Nayak will explore potential new treatments for deep vein thrombosis, under the mentorship of Anil K. Chauhan, […]

Flora awarded AHA postdoc fellowship

Gagan Flora, PhD, a postdoctoral research scholar in the lab of Anil Chauhan, PhD, received a two-year, $140,952 American Heart Association (AHA) Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “Role of pyruvate dehydrogenase kinases in regulating platelet function and thrombosis.” This is the latest in a string of postdoctoral fellowships and career development awards received by researchers […]

Dhanesha earns AHA career development award

Nirav Dhanesha, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, has earned a three-year, $231,000 Career Development Award from the American Heart Association (AHA). Dhanesha, a member of the Chauhan Lab, will use the funds to investigate the mechanisms for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in obesity. “Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a […]

Doddapattar earns AHA career development award

Prakash Doddapattar, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow in the Chauhan Lab, earned a three-year, $231,000 Career Development Award from the American Heart Association (AHA). Doddapattar’s application was ranked below 1 percentile, indicating it was among the very best. Doddapattar will use the funds to investigate the mechanisms by which myeloid cell-specific metabolic enzyme, Pyruvate kinase M2 […]

Dhanesha presents in AHA finals competition

Nirav Dhanesha, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, qualified as a finalist for the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Kenneth M. Brinkhous Early Career Investigator Prize in Thrombosis. As one of the four finalists, the AHA recognized Dhanesha, a member of the Chauhan Lab, as one of the young investigators […]

Chauhan lab finds success in mentorship, nurturing of differences

A lot of impressive research is conducted every day in Internal Medicine. And that work occurs alongside efforts to train and build the careers of the next generation of researchers. One of the most accomplished at both aspects is Anil Chauhan, MTech, PhD. Since joining the University of Iowa in 2010, Chauhan, a professor in […]

Nayak receives fifth AHA postdoc fellowship

Following the publication of our article about four postdoctoral researchers receiving fellowships from the American Heart Association (AHA), we learned of an additional one awarded to an Iowa scientist. Dr. Manasa Nayak, a member of Dr. Anil Chauhan’s lab, raises the total number of AHA postdoctoral fellowships awarded to Internal Medicine researchers to five. Dr. […]