Science News : ATVB 2013 : Thursday

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

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ATVB Journal Award Recipients:

Michael Lipinski
Daniel Steinberg Early Career Award in Arteriosclerosis/Lipoproteins
Jolanta Siller-Matula
Karl Link Early Career Award in Thrombosis
Alberto Rissone
Werner Risau Early Career Award in Vascular Biology

Congratulations to these contestants in the Kenneth M. Brinkhous and Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Award Competition.
The winners will be announced Thursday evening:

The Transient Receptor-Potential Channel 6 Regulates Thromboxane A2 Receptor-Operated Calcium Entry and Plays a Critical Role in Platelet FunctionFadi 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 PlugsTimothy 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 BleedingLucia 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 AtherosclerosisHong Chen, OMRF, Oklahoma City, OK
Interleukin-27 Signaling is a Critical Regulator of Inflammation in AtherosclerosisEkaterina 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 PressureAdam C Straub, Stephanie M. Mutchler, Brant E. Isakson, Univ of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
High-Density Lipoproteins Control Monocyte Differentiation Through microRNA Intercellular CommunicationKasey 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

Related Statistics:
  • 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

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