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Awards VB2017

 

NAVBO Awards at Vascular Biology 2017


2017 Earl P. Benditt Award

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Peter Libby, M.D.

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease: A Translational Journey
Wednesday, October 18 at 3:45pm
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2017 Judah Folkman Award

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Guillermo García-Cardeña, Ph.D.

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Insights into the Mechanobiology of the Endothelium
Wednesday, October 18 at 3:00pm
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Young Investigator Awards


2017 Springer Junior Investigator Award

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Babak Razani, M.D., Ph.D.

Washington University in St. Louis
Dissecting the impact of dietary protein on macrophage mTOR signaling and atherosclerosis

Wednesday, October 18 at 2:30pm
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Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2017 Travel Awards 

Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering Workshop:
Gabriela Espinosa, Washington University in St. Louis
David Howell, Texas A&M Health Science Center
Andrew Kim, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Christopher Koch, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Heena Kumra, McGill University
Vivian Lee, Washington University in St. Louis

10th Anniversary Travel Awards*
Julian Albarran Juarez, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Luis Hortells, University of Pittsburgh
Jason Lee, University of Texas at Austin
Albertomaria Moro, Yale University School of Medicine
David Ngai, University of Toronto, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Shouka Parvin Nejad, University of Toronto, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Developmental Vascular Biology and Genetics Workshop:
Boksik Cha, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Sarah Colijn, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Thanh Theresa Dinh, Stanford University
Federica Fontana, University of Potsdam
Gael Genet, Yale School of Medicine
Yao Wei Lu, Albany Medical College
Julie Perlin, Boston Children's Hospital

NAVBO Merit Award:
Amber Stratman, NICHD/NIH

General Sessions:
Ashraf Ul Kabir, Washington University in St. Louis
Anastasia Kyselova, Goethe University Frankfurt
Bendix Slegtenhorst, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School


Funding for the Travel Awards is provided by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
* Special awards commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering Workshop are being funded by: Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Translational Biology & Engineering Program, Institute for Biomaterials & Bioengineering, and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto


Outstanding Poster Awards

Up to eight recipients will receive $250 in recognition of their Outstanding Poster Presentation.  This is an onsite competition.  Judges will visit and score posters.
Travel Award recipients are not eligible.  Presenters must be the primary author in order to compete.

Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering Workshop:
Hugh Bender, University of California, Irvine
Agnes Soos, University of Toronto

Developmental Vascular Biology and Genetics Workshop:
Silvia Moleri, University of Milan 
Hilary Clay, University of California, San Francisco
Laura Gutierrez Miranda, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Charlene Watterston, University of Calgary

General Sessions:
Angela Troia, National Institutes of Health
Audrey Cleuren, University of Michigan
Marco Castro, Uppsala University


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