Vascular Biology Center


VBC Spotlight

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".

Dr. Ralf Lucas and Lab

Peptide May Protect Kidneys From Ourselves

Dr Lucas and Team have research featured

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Dr. Brian Stansfield

Dr. Brian Stansfield elected president of Southern Society for Pediatric Research

Read Article in Jagwire

Ralf Lucas - AHA Life Saver Award 2019 

The VBC's Dr. Ralf Lucas is honored with  AHA Life Saver Award 2019.

 

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Ruth Caldwell, PhD.

New target could help protect visionfollowing optic nerve trauma.

Dr. Abdelrahman Y. Fouda, Dr. Ruth B. Caldwell and research associate Zhimin Xu's work featured in Jagwire.

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Drs. Eric Belin de Chantemele and Jessica Faulkner Drs. Eric Belin de Chantemele and Jessica Faulkner featured in Jagwire and on WJBF.

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Watch on WJBF news

Dr. Rudolf Lucas Distinguished Researcher Award

Congratulations Dr. Rudolf Lucas of the Vascular Biology Center

Recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Researcher Award.

 

Gabor Csanyi Emerging Scientist Award

Congratulations Dr. Gabor Csanyi of the Vascular Biology Center

Recipient of the 2018 Emerging Scientist Award.

Drs. Thiago Bruder do Nascimento and Eric Belin de Chantemele

Getting leptin levels “just right” may provide cardiovascular protection

Drs. Thiago Bruder do Nascimento and Eric Belin de Chantemele featured in Jagwire,

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Dr. Ruth Caldwell

Dr. Ruth Caldwell receives RO1

National Institute of Health Research Project Grant (R01) Award
Congratulations Dr. Caldwell

Dr. Belin de Chantemele

Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Hypertension Associated with Obesity

Eric Belin de Chantemele, PhD interviewed at Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions -
AHA Council on Hypertension | AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
American Society of Hypertension

See the interview (Friday Sept 7, 2018)

Dr. Rudolf Lucas

New target is an apparent triple threat to pneumonia

Dr. Rudolf Lucas of the VBC featured on WJBF News.

See the TV News Interview
Read more in Jagwire

VBC News

VBC Grad Student, Steve Haigh

Steve Haigh, Graduate Student

Winner of  the "National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31 Fellowship Award"

Mentor: David Fulton, PhD

Project Title: The hypoxia inducible factor: Galectin 3 signaling axis in pulmonary hypertension

Dr. Belin de Chantemele and Thiago Bruder do Nascimento, Postdoctoral Fellow

Thiago Bruder do Nascimento, Postdoctoral Fellow

Winner of the American Heart Association - Council on Hypertension 2018 Onsite Trainee Poster Award

Mentor: Eric Belin de Chantemele, PhD

"Leptin Supplementation Restores Endothelial Function And Vascular Adrenergic Tone Via Direct Endothelial Mechanisms And Sympato-activation, Respectively, In A Mouse Model Of Congenital Lipodystrophy"

Alec Davila, MD/PhD Candidate

American Heart Summer 2018 Predoc Award Winner

Huiping Lin, PhD Candidate and Dr. Gabor Csanyi

Huiping Lin, PhD Candidate

American Heart Summer 2018 Predoc Award Winner
Sponsor: Gabor Csanyi

ATVB Travel Award for Young Investigators

American Heart Postdoc Award Winners

Anita Kovacs-Kasa, PhDAnita Kovacs-Kasa, PhD,
Postdoctoral Fellow

Project: "HDAC7 in MLCP-mediated endothelial barrier preservation"

Sponsor: Dr. Alexander Verin

Taysuya Aonuma, PhDTaysuya Aonuma, PhD,
Postdoctoral Fellow 

Project: "The axis of long noncoding RNA MIAT and microRNA-150 in acute myocardial infarction"

Sponsor: Il-man Kim

 

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