Thursday, May 2, 2013
VIDEO: Author and Scientist Kathy Barker on Advocacy in Science: How Mentoring Makes a Difference
Interested in mentoring an ATVB Early Career member? Visit the Professional Online Network to learn how.
ATVB Journal Award Recipients:
Daniel Steinberg Early Career Award in Arteriosclerosis/Lipoproteins
Karl Link Early Career Award in Thrombosis
Werner Risau Early Career Award in Vascular Biology
|The Transient Receptor-Potential Channel 6 Regulates Thromboxane A2 Receptor-Operated Calcium Entry and Plays a Critical Role in Platelet Function||Fadi T Khasawneh, Enma V. Paez Espinosa, Olivia A Lin, John P Murad, Western Univ of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA|
|Neutrophil Serine Protease PR3 Promotes Platelet Adhesion and Activation on von Willebrand Factor (vWF) Expressing Endothelial Cells||Christopher J Kuckleburg, Peter J Newman, BloodCtr of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI|
|Integrin Outside-in Signaling Regulates Local Microenvironments Within Hemostatic Plugs||Timothy J Stalker, John D. Welsh, Jie Wu, Lawrence F. Brass, Univ of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA|
|A Talin Mutant that Disrupts Talin-integrin Binding in Platelets Decelerates αIIbβ3 Activation Without Pathological Bleeding||Lucia Stefanini, Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Adam Snider, Univ of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Raymond Piatt, Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; Brian Petrich, Univ of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Wolfgang Bergmeier, Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC|
|The Role of Epsins in Atherosclerosis||Hong Chen, OMRF, Oklahoma City, OK|
|Interleukin-27 Signaling is a Critical Regulator of Inflammation in Atherosclerosis||Ekaterina Koltsova, Gisen Kim, La Jolla Inst for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA; Sibylle von Vietinghoff, Hannover Medical Sch, Hannover, Germany; Mitchell Kronenberg, Klaus Ley, La Jolla Inst for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA|
|Critical Residues of the Hemoglobin α / Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Macromolecular Complex Within Endothelial Cells Can Regulate Arterial Reactivity and Blood Pressure||Adam C Straub, Stephanie M. Mutchler, Brant E. Isakson, Univ of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA|
|High-Density Lipoproteins Control Monocyte Differentiation Through microRNA Intercellular Communication||Kasey C Vickers, Vanderbilt Univ Sch of Med, Nashville, TN; Michael G. Levin, Michael P. Anderson, Qing Xu, Joshua Anzinger, Natl Insts of Health, Bethesda, MD; Howard S. Kruth, Natl Insts of Health, Nashville, MD; Alan T. Remaley, Natl Insts of Health, Bethesda, MD|
- An estimated 31.9 million adults have total serum cholesterol levels ≥240 mg/dL.
- Approximately 5.6% of adults have undi¬agnosed hypercholesterolemia.
- The percentage of adults who reported having had a choles¬terol check increased from 68.6% during 1999 to 2000 to 74.8% during 2005 to 2006.
- Self-reported use of cholesterol-lowering medications increased from 8.2% during 1999 to 2000 to 14.0% during 2005 to 2006.
- Learn more in Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics: 2013 Update