Dr. Adrian Rothenfluh awarded an R01

Help us congratulate Dr. Rothenfluh on his recently awarded R01! Principal Investigator: Rothenfluh, Adrian Project Title: Mechanisms of alcohol-induced plasticitey mediated by Arf6 Alcohol abuse disorders are a chronic human condition where initial consumption leads to long lasting behavioral changes, including compulsive consumption despite adverse consequences. The results of the proposed studies will provide valuable…

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NIH R01 awarded to Andrew Weyrich, PhD

Title:  Translational Control of Megakaryocyte and Platelet Function in Sepsis Project Period: 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2022 (4 Years) R01 HL142804 Megakaryocytes and platelets are critical effectors of acute and infectious inflammatory diseases such as sepsis. Results generated from this proposal will advance our understanding of how gene expression pathways in megakaryocytes (i.e., platelet precursors) and platelets…

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Dr. Craig Selzman is the recipient of the Dr. Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel W. Nelson Presidential Endowed Chair

The University of Utah announced Friday, June 15th, that it has established the Dr. Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel W. Nelson Presidential Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery and awarded its first recipient. The recipient of the endowed chair is Craig H. Selzman, a heart surgery professor in the University of Utah’s School of Medicine since…

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Dr. J. David Symons awarded funding by the NIH/NHLBI

John David Symons R01HL141540 07/01/2018-05/31/2022 (4 years)   NIH/NHLBI Title: Autophagy maintains vascular function through a novel glycolysis-linked pathway regulating eNOS Aging is inevitable and is the primary risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease. The molecular mechanisms that drive vascular dysfunction in the context of aging are incompletely understood. Our overall hypothesis is that the…

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