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 INTRAMURAL GRANTS PROGRAM (IGP) AWARD

The purpose of the IGP is to assist Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University faculty members in competing successfully for major research funding from external sponsors. This award is administered through the Division of Sponsored Program Administration on behalf of the Office of Vice President for Research.

After a rigorous application review, this year VBC has racked up the awards!

Dr. SuHuabo Su

"Novel Post-Translational Mechanisms Regulating Mitochondrial Homeostasis in the Adult Heart."

 
Dr. WeintraubNeal Weintraub & Lufei Young

"Investigator-Initiated Pilot Study to Evaluate Preclinical Effects of Nicotinamide Riboside in Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm."

 Dr. Eric Belin de ChantemeleEric Belin de Chantemele, Jennifer Sullivan & Wendy Bollag

"The Role of Aldosterone in High Fat Diet-Induced Hypertension in Males and Females."

Dr. Brian Stansfield

BRIAN STANSFIELD FEATURED ON WJBF

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2019 STEPHANIE WATTS CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD FINALIST

Dr. Bruder do Nascimento Thiago Bruder do Nascimento, PhD 

As a finalist, Dr. Bruder do Nascimento will be attending the AHA Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA in September to compete for this coveted award. The Stephanie Watts Career Development Award was established to honor the advocacy work of Dr. Stephanie Watts, an active member of the Council on Hypertension, who has always advocated for the needs of the many trainees associated with the Council.

Bhupesh Singla, PhD

NIH PATHWAY TO INDEPENDENCE AWARD (K99)

Bhupesh Singla, PhD, 
Postdoctoral Fellow 
Gabor Csanyi’s lab


Submission Title: 
Regulation of Lymphangiogenesis by Thrombospondin 1

The purpose of this program is to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented, NIH-supported, independent investigators. This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers or clinician-scientists from mentored research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions, and to provide independent NIH research support during the transition that will help these individuals launch competitive, independent research careers.

VBC 2019 PHD AWARDEES

Alec Davila, MD/PhDAlec Davila, MD/PhD

Thesis Defense “Microvascular dysfunction in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction”

Mentor, Zolt Bagi

Aluya Oseghale, PhDAluya Oseghale, PhD

Thesis defense “Therapeutic reactivation of fetal hemoglobin in sickle cell disease: development of a novel prodrug AN-233”

Mentor, Betty Pace

Shirley Li, PhDXueyi “Shirley” Li, PhD

Thesis defense “Dissecting the Roles of Galectin-3 in pulmonary hypertension”

Mentor, David Fulton 

VASCULAR BIOLOGY STUDENTS HAVE MAJOR SHOWING AT GRADUATE RESEARCH DAY AWARDS CEREMONY!

VBC Students outperform at Graduate Research Day(Top row L-R) Esraa Sosha won 2nd prize in the "postdoctoral poster presentations".

Jessica Faulkner won 2nd prize in the "postdoctoral oral presentations".

Aluya Oseghale won the "Award for Excellence in Research" – Vascular Biology.

Dipankar Ash won 1st prize in the "postdoctoral poster presentations".

Kareem Abdelsaid and Alec Davila won the "Graduate School Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student".

(Bottom row L-R) Zsuszanna Bordan won the "Ji Cheng Memorial Award for Excellence in Research by a biomedical sciences student in the early years of training".

Thiago Bruder do Nascimento won 3rd prize in the "postdoctoral oral presentations".

Huiping Lin Congratulations to the VBC's Huiping Lin

ATVB Conference Finalist for the
Junior Investigator Award for Women.

Mentor: Dr. Gábor Csányi

Dr. Ralf Lucas and Lab

PEPTIDE MAY PROTECT KIDNEYS FROM OURSELVES

Dr Lucas and Team have research featured

READ NEWS FROM TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS

Dr. Brian Stansfield

DR. BRIAN STANSFIELD ELECTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTHERN SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC RESEARCH

READ ARTICLE IN JAGWIRE

 

 

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