Sponsored by the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
Award Deadline: April 22, 2015 through June 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm Central (Deadline Extended)
The Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award in Basic Cardiovascular Sciences encourages young investigators to continue research careers in cardiovascular or circulatory physiology. This award has historically recognized physiological research and research in large-mammal studies, and encompasses functional studies in genetically engineered mice or mammals that are the recipients of cell or gene therapy.
Recent prize-winning presentations include:
Dennis M. Abraham, BS, MD
TREK-1 Modulates Fibrosis & Diastolic Dysfunction Through Activation of Stress-Activated Kinases
Dan Shao, BS, PhD
A Redox Dependent Mechanism for Regulation of AMPK Activation by Thioredoxin1 during Energy Starvation
Ippei Shimizu, MD, PhD
Semaphorin - induced inflammation contributes to Insulin Resistance in Dietary Obesity
Melissa Thal, Ph.D.
In Vivo Differentiation of Epigenetically Reprogrammed Mouse and Human Endothelial Progenitor Cells Into Cardiomyocytes Enhances Functional and Anatomical Post-Infarct Myocardial Repair
Reinier Boon, Ph.D.
Inhibition of the Age-induced MicroRNA-34 Improves Recovery after AMI in Mice
Timothy Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Repairs Myocardial Infarction and Restores Cardiac Function
Atsuhiko Naito, M.D., Ph.D.
Promotion of CHIP-mediated p53 degradation protects the heart from ischemic injury
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