Lab Personnel

Simone Kennard

 

Simone Kennard

Email: skennard@augusta.edu

Lab Manager

 

 

 

 

 


Galina Antonova

 

Galina Antonova, MD, PhD

Email: gantonova@augusta.edu

Research Associate

 

 

 

 

 


Laszlo Kovacs

 

Laszlo Kovacs, PhD

Email: lkovacs@augusta.edu

Research Scientist (2021 – present)

 

 

 

 

 


Reem Atawia, PhD

 

Reem Atawia, PhD

Email: ratawia@augusta.edu

Postdoctoral Fellow (2020 - present)

Funding:

APS Postdoctoral Fellowship (APHYS00010)

AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship (21POST829616)

 


Taylor Kress

 

Taylor Kress

Email: Tkress@augusta.edu

Graduate Student - (2019 - present)

Funding:

American Heart Pre-doctoral fellowship (21PRE830396)

      

 


Candee Barris

 

Candee Barris

Email: cbarris@augusta.edu

Graduate Student - (2020 - present)

Funding:

T32 HL155011-01A1 Training Grant  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member Activities & News

2021 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/obesity-high-salt-diet-pose-different-cardiovascular-risks-in-females-males/

2020 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/scientists-explore-the-obesity-paradox-cardiovascular-risk-of-hiv/

2019 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/why-young-females-with-obesity-are-at-early-risk-for-cardiovascular-disease/

2018 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/new-evidence-that-females-might-benefit-most-from-a-low-salt-diet/

2018 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/getting-leptin-levels-just-right-may-provide-cardiovascular-protection/

2018 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/scientists-work-to-protect-obese-younger-women-from-cardiovascular-risk/

2017 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/hypertensive-women-may-benefit-most-from-drugs-that-target-hormone-aldosterone/

2016 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/too-little-fat-is-bad-for-cardiovascular-health-and-leptin-therapy-may-help/

2016 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/scientists-work-to-break-up-the-relationship-between-fat-and-cardiovascular-disease/

2016 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/scientists-explore-whether-estrogen-is-key-in-making-younger-obese-women-hypertensive/

2015 https://jagwire.augusta.edu/satiety-hormone-leptin-plays-a-direct-role-in-cardiovascular-disease-in-obesity/


2021

Henry Pickering Bowditch Award - Eric Belin De Chantemele

 

Experimental Biology 2021:

Dr. Belin de Chantemele recipient of the Henry Pickering Bowditch award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ji Cheng Memorial & Phi Kappa Phi Award for Excellence in Research by a Biomedical Sciences student in the early years of training to Candee BARRIS
2021 Au Research Day- Reem Atawia
Augusta University Graduate research Day 2021

Augusta University Graduate research Day 2021

(picture 1) Ji Cheng Memorial & Phi Kappa Phi Award for Excellence in Research by a Biomedical Sciences student in the early years of training to Candee BARRIS

(picture 2) Augusta University Award for Excellence in Research by a Postdoctoral Fellow, 1st place (oral) to Reem ATAWIA

(picture 3) Augusta University, The Graduate School Award for Excellence in Research by a Graduate Student to Taylor KRESS


2019

2019 APS award JEssica Faulkner

 

2019 APS “Aldosterone and ENaC in Health and Disease: the Kidney and Beyond”

Conference travel award awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 AHA  Hypertension Scientific Session   “Stephanie Watts Career Development Award” awarded  to Thiago BRUDER DO NASCIMENTO

2019 AHA  Hypertension Scientific Session   “Stephanie Watts Career Development Award” awarded  to Thiago BRUDER DO NASCIMENTO with Dr. Belin de Chantemele

 

2019 AHA Hypertension Scientific Session  

“Stephanie Watts Career Development Award” awarded

to Thiago BRUDER DO NASCIMENTO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Augusta University Vascular Biology Center Journal Club Excellence Award awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

 

2019 Augusta University Vascular Biology Center Journal Club Excellence Award 

awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Research day 2019 Augusta University Award for Excellence in Research by a Postdoctoral Fellow, Augusta University Award for Excellence in Research by a Postdoctoral Fellow, 1st place (oral) to Jessica Faulkner, 2nd place (oral) to Thiago Bruder Nascimento

 

Graduate Research day 2019

Augusta University Award for Excellence in Research by a Postdoctoral Fellow, 1st place (oral) to Jessica Faulkner, 2nd place (oral) to Thiago Bruder Nascimento

 

 

 

 

 

2018

picture of 2018 American Physiological Society: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases:  Sex-specific Implications for Physiology Conference Award awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

picture of 2018 American Physiological Society: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases:  Sex-specific Implications for Physiology Conference Award awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

 

2018 American Physiological Society: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases:

Sex-specific Implications for Physiology Conference Award awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

 

 

 

 

 

picture of 2018 American Physiological Society: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases:  Sex-specific Implications for Physiology Conference Award awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

 

Experimental Biology Meeting 2018

APS-Cardiovascular Section “Outstanding Trainee Award” awarded to Jessica FAULKNER

APS-Cardiovascular Section “Clinical Science Young Investigator Award” awarded

to Thiago BRUDER DO NASCIMENTO

 

 

 

2017

Experimental Biology Meeting 2017 APS-Cardiovascular Section “Outstanding Trainee Award” awarded to Thiago BRUDER DO NASCIMENTOExperimental Biology Meeting 2017

APS-Cardiovascular Section “Outstanding Trainee Award” awarded to Thiago BRUDER DO NASCIMENTO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experimental Biology Meeting 2017 Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award  to Jessica FAULKNER (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

Experimental Biology Meeting 2017

Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award

to Jessica FAULKNER (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

 

 

 

2017 Augusta University Graduate Research Day Award for  Best Oral Presentation to Jessica FAULKNER (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

2017 Augusta University Graduate Research Day Award for

Best Oral Presentation to Jessica FAULKNER (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

 

 

 

 

2013

2013 Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference Award  for New Investigators to Anne-Cécile HUBY (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

2013 Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference Award

for New Investigators to Anne-Cécile HUBY (Postdoctoral Fellow)