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VBC Spotlight

Drs. Lucas and Romero
Dr. Lucas and Dr. Romero

New target, potential treatment found for unhealthy levels of fat that can occur in type 1 diabetes.

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Rudolph Lucas, PhD.
Congratulations Dr. Lucas!

American Diabetes Association 3 year Awardee.

“Increased pneumonia-associated pulmonary barrier dysfunction in type 2 diabetes”

Dr. Stepp and Dr. Fulton
 
VBC's Drs. Fulton and Stepp Featured

Fat mice bred to have more muscle give insight, new targets for battling obesity’s cardiovascular risk.

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News



Excellence in Research Awards

The 32th Annual Graduate Research Day, College of Graduate Studies, Augusta University. March, 2016.

Postdocs:

Zuzana Broskova, Ph.D.
Winner of the Best Postdoctoral Oral Presentation Award: Excellence in Postdoctoral Research Award from Research Administration.  

Broskova Z*, Park KM, Wang Y and Kim IM. MicroRNA-125a/b-5p Protect the Mouse Heart from Ischemic Injury by Regulating Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis


Ahmed Bayoumi, Ph.D.
Winner of the Best Postdoctoral Oral Presentation Award: Excellence in Postdoctoral Research Award from Research Administration.

Bayoumi AS*, Teoh JP and Kim IM. MicroRNA-532-5p Protects the Mouse Heart against Myocardial Infarction by Regulating Cardiac Endothelial Cell Function.


Josh Butcher, Ph.D.
Winner of the Excellence in Research (poster presentation) from Vascular Biology.

 

Graduate Students:

Esraa Shosha
Winner of the Excellence in Research from Vascular Biology.


JP Teoh
Won a Graduate Faculty Assembly Award for Excellence in Research from Graduate School.

Teoh JP* and Kim IM. β-Arrestin-Biased Agonism of β-Adrenergic Receptor Regulates Dicer-Mediated MicroRNA Maturation.

Graduate Update:

Where are they now?

VB graduate Frank T. Spradley
Frank T. Spradley (University of Mississippi)
2011 VBC Graduate

Recipient of the O. Fleur Strand Opportunity Award which recognizes the achievements of a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow, enabling the recipient to attend EB meeting.

 

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