Lab Personnel

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Maggie McMenamin

  • Research Manager
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Yali Hou

  • Senior Research Associate
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Harriet Boatwright

  • Research Associate
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Sudhahar Varadarajan, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Project: Role of Cu transport proteins (ATP7A and Atox1) and extracellular SOD in atherosclerosis, aortic aneurysm, and diabetes with and without exercise.
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Archita Das, PhD

  • Assistant Research Scientist
  • Project: Redox regulation of Cu transport proteins (CTR1 and Atox1) in wound healing, atherosclerosis, and angiogenesis.
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Dipankar Ash, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Project: Role of Copper Transport protein (ATP7A) and Mitochondrial proteins in Angiogenesis.
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Sheela Nagarkoti, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Project: Redox Sensors mediating VEGFR2 signaling and angiogenesis
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Shikha Yadav, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Project: Role of myeloid Drp1 in ischemia-induced angiogenesis




Member Activities and Awards


Kareem Abdelsaid                 Successfully defended on April 13, 2022 and awarded a Biomedical Sciences PhD in Vascular Biology with Distinction.                                                 


Kareem Abdelsaid                 Young Investigator Award by Society for Free Radical Biology Meeting (SfRBM), USA
Sheela Nagarkoti                   Trainee Award, by SfRBM, USA
Dipankar Ash                         Trainee Award, by SfRBM, USA


Archita Das                           “Best poster award” by Redox signaling and cardiovascular diseases, AHA, USA
Kareem Abdelsaid                 Travel Award by Graduate School, Augusta University
Kareem Abdelsaid                 Excellence in Research award/Graduate Research Day by Graduate school, Augusta University


Archita Das                            ATVB young investigator travel award, by AHA, USA.
Sudhahar Varadarajan        ATVB Young Investigator Travel Grant, American Heart Association, USA
Kareem Abdelsaid                Translational Research Award by Department of Medicine, Augusta University


Dipankar Ash                        AHA postdoctoral fellowship Awarded trainee


Sudhahar Varadarajan        AHA Scientist Development Grant Awarded trainee
Sudhahar Varadarajan        ATVB Early Career Investigator Award Finalists