Deb awarded the 2010 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award

The award provides one year of research support for outstanding cardiovascular scholars.

Arjun Deb, MD, assistant professor of medicine and cell & molecular physiology in the UNC School of Medicine, is the 2010 recipient of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation/William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award for Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease.
 
The award provides $65,000 for one year of research support, beginning July 1, 2010. The purpose of the award is to recognize and provide financial support for research efforts by outstanding young cardiovascular scholars. This award is to encourage junior faculty in the early phases of their careers in the field of cardiovascular research.
 
Deb is a member of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
 
Deb will use the fellowship funds to study the role of Wnt signaling in regulating the function of human endothelial progenitor cells in vascular disease. Learn more about Deb's lab at http://www.unc.edu/~adeb/DebLab.
 
Deb joined UNC two years ago and completed clinical and research training at the Mayo Clinic and Duke University.