Sponsored by the Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation (3CPR)
Applications will be open April 17 - June 7, 2013.
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:
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
All applications must be received through the Council Awards Application System by Applications will be open April 17 - June 7, 2013.
Applicants needing to join the AHA should do so by May 30 for the membership to be processed in time for the Application System to permit submission by the deadline.
For questions, please contact:
Courtney Carroll, Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
Phone: (214) 706-1181