Sponsored by the Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation (3CPR)
Award Deadline: April 22, 2015 through June 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm Central (Deadline Extended)
The Cournand and Comroe Award acknowledges the research and accomplishments of early career investigator members of the council and encourages them to continue their research in biomedical sciences.
Finalists will be honored and a winner will be named at the annual council dinner at AHA Scientific Sessions in November.
Recent prize-winning presentations include the following:
Alexander Rothman MA, MSc
MicroRNA-140 Regulates Disease Phenotype in Experimental PAH and Identifies SMURF1 as a Novel Therapeutic Target
Ke Yuan, PhD
Activation of the Wnt/Planar Cell Polarity Pathway is Required for Pericyte Recruitment During Pulmonary Angiogenesis
Roxane Paulin, PhD
Mitochondrial Suppression Due to Loss of Sirt3 Deacetylase Activity Causes Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
John Ryan, MB, MCh
Augmenting Mitofusion-2 in Females With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Increases Mitochondrial Fusion, Reduces Smooth Muscle Cell Hyproliferation and Regresses Experimental Disease
Hirofumi Sawada, MD
Reduced BMPR2 Increases GM-CSF mRNA Translation by Inhibiting eIF2α Mediated Stress Granule Formation and Propensity to Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Thenappan Thenappan, MD
A Central Role for CD68(+) Pulmonary Intravascular Macrophages in the Etiology of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: Syndrome Reversal by Macrophage Depletion
Dechaboon Changsirivathanathamrong, MBBS
Kynurenine is a Novel Contributor to Hypotension in Human Sepsis
Paul Chan, MD
Long-Term Effects of a Rapid Response Team on Hospital-Wide Code Rates and Mortality
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