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Congratulations to Dr. Curt Sigmund , professor and chair of pharmacology, for receiving a 4-year $2.48 million National Institute of Health R01 Research Grant entitled “Role of PPARγ and the PPARγ Target Gene RBP7 in the Endothelium,” to determine how RBP7 (retinol binding protein 7) acts as a...
Congratulations to Dr. Charles Brenner, professor and head of biochemistry, for receiving the 2016 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education. The award recognizes those who encourage effective teaching of biochemistry and molecular...
FOE Diabetes Research Center member Dr. Ryan Boudreau, received the 2016 Carver Trust Young Investigator's award. Below is a summary of his grant proposal. Systematic characterization of post-transcriptional gene regulatory networks in cardiac disease. Our genomes encode thousands of unique...
The UIHC Center for Hypertension Research is pleased to announce the awardees of the second round of Collaborative Pilot and Feasibility Projects. Regulation of vascular reactivity by endothelial LRRC8 proteins: Dr. Rajan Sah and Dr. Kaikobad Irani (Department of Internal Medicine). Study of a...
The Frater nal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center is pleased to welcome its newest faculty colleague Dr. Huxing Cui, Ph.D. Dr. Cui who joined the Department of Pharmacology as an Assistant Professor on April 1, is also a member of the UIHC Center for Hypertension Research. His recruitment...
Nicholas McCarty, an undergraduate trainee in Dr. Abel's lab was awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship. The scholarship foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by giving out scholarships to students who will pursue research...