Wei receives $2.3M R01

Shunguang Wei, PhD, assistant professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, received a four-year, $2.3M R01 grant from the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Wei’s project will investigate the role of cytokine interleukin (IL-17A) in brain inflammation and sympathetic nervous system activation in a rat model of heart failure-induced by myocardial infarction. IL-17A is an […]

Chauhan Receives $5.3M R35 Award

Anil Chauhan, MTech, PhD, Associate Professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, has received a prestigious R35 Emerging Investigator Award (EIA) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The seven-year, $5.3 million award will fund his project entitled “Targeting pyruvate kinase M2 (PKM2): A novel strategy to combat thrombo-inflammation.” The goals […]

Abel Doubly Honored with New Appointments

Congratulations to Dr. Dale Abel, DEO of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, on his recent appointment to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Abel will serve a four-year term that began in November 2016. The council […]

Quality, Safety, and Research Excellence

Every week it seems we have another cause to celebrate our faculty’s success in obtaining research funding. Some of the most gratifying to me are those achieved by a faculty member in the early stages of his or her career. I am pleased to share the news that Dr. Ryan Boudreau, Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular […]