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Dr. Enrico Novelli Awarded New NIH-NHLBI R01

Dr. Enrico Novelli Awarded New NIH-NHLBI R01

Congratulations to Dr. Enrico Novelli who, with former VMI colleague Dr. Carolyn Anderson, was recently awarded a new NHLBI R01 titled, “PET Imaging of Vaso-Occlusive Crisis in Sickle Cell Disease.”

Now Accepting P3HVB Applications!

Now Accepting P3HVB Applications!

The VMI Pilot Project Program in Hemostasis and Vascular Biology (P3HVB) will support grants of $25,000 for one year duration. Applications for new projects may request up to $50,000 with appropriate justification.
Submit your proposal by April 15!

PURDIP Applications are Open!

PURDIP Applications
are Open!

Calling all minority undergraduate students interested in STEM! PURDIP is a paid, hands-on summer training program that is hosted by the Department of Medicine’s Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI). Applications are open for 2022!

Dr. Kang Kim Awarded New R01

Dr. Kang Kim Awarded New R01

Congratulations to Dr. Kang Kim who was recently awarded a new NHLBI R01. Dr. Kim has been awarded annual direct costs of nearly $500,000 for his grant titled, “Super Resolution Ultrasound Imaging of Vasa Vasorum to Characterize the Progression of Atherosclerotic...

Dr. Adam Straub Awarded New R35

Dr. Adam Straub Awarded New R35

Dr. Adam Straub was recently awarded a new NHLBI R35 titled, “Basic and Translational Studies in Redox Regulation of Cardiovascular Physiology and Disease.”

PostDoctoral Training Program Announcement

PostDoctoral Training Program Announcement

The Department of Medicine will increase infrastructure and support for its PostDoctoral fellows. The VMI’s Dr. Iain Scott, PhD, and Dr. Sruti Shiva, PhD, will direct and oversee a new PostDoctoral Training Program (PDTP) that builds and amplifies on many of the Department’s existing career development programs.

Dr. Partha Dutta Awarded New R01

Dr. Partha Dutta Awarded New R01

Congratulations to Dr. Partha Dutta who, with co-PI Dr. Radhika Muzumdar, was recently awarded a new NIH-NIA R01 titled, “Cardioprotective Role of Humanin in Aging.”

Dr. Steve Chan and collaborators identify cancer drugs that show promise for treating PH

Dr. Steve Chan Awarded New R01

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Chan who was recently awarded a new NHLBI R01 titled, “Frataxin deficiency as a cause of endothelial senescence in multiple subtypes of pulmonary hypertension.”

Welcome, Dr. Yvette Yien!

Welcome, Dr. Yvette Yien!

The Vascular Medicine Institute and Section of Benign Hematology are pleased to announce the addition of Yvette Yien, PhD, to our research community starting August 1, 2021.

Dr. Adam Straub Awarded New R01

Dr. Adam Straub Awarded New R01

Congratulations to Dr. Adam Straub who, with former VMI colleague Dr. Eric Kelley, was recently awarded a new NHLBI R01 titled, “Role of Xanthine Oxidase in Heme-induced Vascular Dysfunction.”

Welcome to Pitt, Dr. Mohamed Trebak and Dr. Nadine Hempel!

Welcome to Pitt, Dr. Mohamed Trebak and Dr. Nadine Hempel!

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Mohamed Trebak to our research community. Joining us from Penn State University, Dr. Trebak will move his laboratory to the University of Pittsburgh starting July 1, 2021.

Celebrating VMI Women in Science

Celebrating VMI Women in Science

On International Women’s Day, and every day, we recognize the exceptional women faculty and staff of the VMI. In a particularly challenging year, our women leaders, researchers, trainees, and admins have overcome significant obstacles to do the work we value here.