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Li Wang Receives Career Development Award from American Heart Association
Li Wang, PhD, research associate in the Qian Lab and a member of UNC McAllister Heart Institute, has received the prestigious Career Development Award from the AHA. The award is given to highly promising young scientists in their early years to explore innovative questions in the field of cardiovascular research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / June 14
Liu Lab receives $2 million grant for heart research
Jiandong Liu, PhD, assistant professor of pathology, member of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute, and director of the Zebrafish Aquaculture Core facility, has received a $2-million research grant from the NIH for his project "Molecular regulation of ventricular chamber maturation."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 22
McAllister Heart Inst. presents: Jeff Holmes, MD, PhD, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering & Medicine at the University of Virginia
Seminar Title: “Scar Formation After Myocardial Infarction: What Happens, Why does it Matter, and What Can We Do about It?
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 9
MHI Seminar Series Presents: Ming Cui Gong, Ph.D., M.D., Prof of Physiology and Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine
“Disrupted Circadian Rhythms of Blood Pressure and Vascular Function in Diabetes”
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Oct. 19
New clues in the quest to prevent clogged arteries
UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a protein that appears to protect against coronary artery disease in older people with surprisingly clear arteries.
Located in News / 2016 / April
New genomic research on cardiovascular health in rural North Carolina
Two genomic-based studies from Heart Healthy Lenoir were published in the last month. Heart Healthy Lenoir was a multidisciplinary research project that aimed to reduce cardiovascular disease in Lenoir County, North Carolina by developing new approaches to care, from prevention to treatment. The lead investigator of the Heart Healthy Lenoir genomics study is Jonathan Schisler, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and McAllister Heart Institute.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 10
New research in the Journal of the American Heart Association from multidisciplinary UNC research group
A multidisciplinary team from UNC’s Departments of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pathology, and the McAllister Heart Institute have published new findings on genetics and metabolism in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 3
Popular cancer drug target implicated in cardiovascular defects
Research led by UNC’s Kathleen Caron, PhD, shows that halting the protein CXCR7 leads to over activation of adrenomedullin, a hormone needed at proper levels for normal cardiovascular development
Located in News / 2014 / September
Post Heart Attack: How can scar tissue be turned back into healthy heart muscle?
For the first time, UNC scientists detail crucial differences in two leading methods for generating heart muscle cells, a key strategy for new post-heart attack therapies.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Prestigious Journal Names Li Qian as Top Reviewer
The editors at Cell Press selected Li Qian, PhD, associate director of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute, as one of its best scientific article reviewers, and published a short essay about her views on peer review.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / September 26