Sponsored by the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
Applications will be open April 7 - June 5, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT.
The Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Prize encourages new investigators to continue research careers in basic cardiovascular science. This award historically has recognized research involving biochemical, cellular, molecular and genetic sciences, and now includes whole animal studies, especially those related to the creation of new genetic lines.
Recent prize-winning presentations include:
Shinichi Oka, BS, MS,PhD
Dimer Conversion of PPARalpha/RXR to PPARalpha/Sirt1 Suppresses Fatty Acid Oxidation Genes
Hee Cheol Cho, PhD
Transcription Factor - Driven Conversion of Quiescent Cardiomyocytes to Pacemaker Cells
Li Qian, Ph.D.
In Vivo Reprogramming of Murine Cardiac Fibroblasts into Induced Cardiomyocytes
Arjun Deb, M.D.
Wnt1 Mediated Dynamic Injury Response Activates the Epicardium and is Critical for Cardiac Repair
Michael Potente, M.D.
SIRT1 Limits Endothelial Notch Signaling During Blood Vessel Growth Through NICD Deacetylation
Raffaella Lombardi, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetic Fate Mapping Identifies Second Heart Field Progenitor Cells as a Source of Adipocytes
Tetsuro Ago, M.D., Ph.D.
Redox-meditation regulation of HDAC4, a class 11 HDAC, by Thioredoxin1 through interaction with DnaJb5, a heat shock protein 40
All applications must be received through the Council Awards Application System by Applications will be open April 7 - June 5, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT. Applicants should apply as early as possible before the deadline to allow time to address any submission issues. Applicants needing to join/renew the AHA should do so by May 30 for the membership to be processed in time for application submission.
For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
Phone: (214) 706-1181