Vascular Biology Center

VBC Spotlight

Dr. Belin de Chantemele 
Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Hypertension Associated with Obesity

Eric Belin de Chantemele, PhD interviewed at Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions -
AHA Council on Hypertension | AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
American Society of Hypertension

See the interview (Friday Sept 7, 2108)

Dr. Rudolf Lucas
New target is an apparent triple threat to pneumonia

Dr. Rudolf Lucas of the VBC featured on WJBF News.

See the TV News Interview
Read more in Jagwire

Dr. Il-man Kim 
Il-man Kim, PhD, Associate Professor, awarded American Heart Association Transformational Project Award.

“The novel role of microRNA-532-5p/press23 axis in regulating cardiac vascularization during acute myocardial infarction”

VBC News

 Dr. Belin de Chantemele and Thiago Bruder do Nascimento, Postdoctoral Fellow

Congratulations Thiago Bruder do Nascimento, Postdoctoral Fellow

Winner of the American Heart Association - Council on Hypertension 2018  Onsite Trainee Poster Award

Mentor: Eric Belin de Chantemele, PhD

"Leptin Supplementation Restores Endothelial Function And Vascular Adrenergic Tone Via Direct Endothelial Mechanisms And Sympato-activation, Respectively, In A Mouse Model Of Congenital Lipodystrophy"


Alec Davila, MD/PhD Candidate

American Heart Summer 2018 Predoc Award Winner

Huiping Lin, PhD Candidate and Dr. Gabor Csanyi

Huiping Lin, PhD Candidate

American Heart Summer 2018 Predoc Award Winner
Sponsor: Gabor Csanyi

ATVB Travel Award for Young Investigators

American Heart Postdoc Award Winners
Anita Kovacs-Kasa, PhD

Anita Kovacs-Kasa, PhD,
Postdoctoral Fellow

Project: "HDAC7 in MLCP-mediated endothelial barrier preservation"

Sponsor: Dr. Alexander Verin

Taysuya Aonuma, PhD

Taysuya Aonuma, PhD,
Postdoctoral Fellow 

Project: "The axis of long noncoding RNA MIAT and microRNA-150 in acute myocardial infarction"

Sponsor: Il-man Kim


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